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Cost of Living Comparison:
Memphis, Tennessee - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $31,000 in Memphis, Tennessee should increase to $46,458 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesMemphisChicago
Overall74111
Food90111
Housing40112
Median Home Cost$83,200$225,500
Utilities85105
Transportation90122
Health95101
Miscellaneous89106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 50% more expensive than Memphis.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 171% more expensive in Chicago.

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