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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $125,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $307,259 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoSan Francisco
Overall111273
Food111122
Housing112604
Median Home Cost$225,500$1,331,100
Utilities10596
Transportation122115
Health101115
Miscellaneous106119
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

San Francisco is 146% more expensive than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 490% more expensive in San Francisco.

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