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Cost of Living Comparison:
Lafayette, Indiana - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $15,000 in Lafayette, Indiana should increase to $20,213 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesLafayetteChicago
Overall82111
Food96111
Housing49112
Median Home Cost$91,800$208,900
Utilities100105
Transportation105122
Health96101
Miscellaneous94106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 35% more expensive than Lafayette.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 127% more expensive in Chicago.

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