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Cost of Living Comparison:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $100,000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin should increase to $131,867 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesMilwaukeeChicago
Overall84111
Food97111
Housing52112
Median Home Cost$111,500$225,500
Utilities111105
Transportation97122
Health113101
Miscellaneous96106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 32% more expensive than Milwaukee.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 102% more expensive in Chicago.

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