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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 $74,729 in Richmond, Virginia

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoRichmond
Overall11198
Food111101
Housing11284
Median Home Cost$208,900$156,100
Utilities105107
Transportation122101
Health101110
Miscellaneous106105
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Richmond is 12% cheaper than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 25% cheaper in Richmond.

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