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Cost of Living Comparison:
Raleigh, North Carolina - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $78,000 in Raleigh, North Carolina should increase to $84,723 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesRaleighChicago
Overall102111
Food102111
Housing110112
Median Home Cost$260,100$225,500
Utilities106105
Transportation98122
Health98101
Miscellaneous95106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 9% more expensive than Raleigh.
Transportation is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Transportation is 24% more expensive in Chicago.

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