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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Richmond, Virginia

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A salary of $85,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $73,960 in Richmond, Virginia

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoRichmond
Overall118103
Food9493
Housing121111
Median Home Cost$225,500$207,400
Utilities9399
Transportation16095
Health9498
Miscellaneous107105
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Richmond is 13% cheaper than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 8% cheaper in Richmond.

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