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Cost of Living Comparison:
Columbus, Ohio - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $100,000 in Columbus, Ohio should increase to $131,554 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesColumbusChicago
Overall84111
Food91111
Housing65112
Median Home Cost$119,900$208,900
Utilities96105
Transportation98122
Health99101
Miscellaneous90106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 32% more expensive than Columbus.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 74% more expensive in Chicago.

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