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Cost of Living Comparison:
Los Angeles, California - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $274,000 in Los Angeles, California could decrease to $182,832 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesLos AngelesChicago
Overall166111
Food96111
Housing314112
Median Home Cost$583,600$208,900
Utilities110105
Transportation102122
Health93101
Miscellaneous91106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 33% cheaper than Los Angeles.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 64% cheaper in Chicago.

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