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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Tacoma, Washington

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A salary of $50,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $50,902 in Tacoma, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoTacoma
Overall111113
Food111101
Housing112122
Median Home Cost$225,500$285,700
Utilities105103
Transportation122107
Health101110
Miscellaneous106116
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Tacoma is 2% more expensive than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 26% more expensive in Tacoma.

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