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Cost of Living Comparison:
Marion, Iowa - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $130 in Marion, Iowa should increase to $151 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesMarionChicago
Overall95111
Food94111
Housing90112
Median Home Cost$162,900$225,500
Utilities98105
Transportation95122
Health99101
Miscellaneous102106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 16% more expensive than Marion.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 38% more expensive in Chicago.

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