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Cost of Living Comparison:
Rochester, New York - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $50,000 in Rochester, New York should increase to $67,457 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesRochesterChicago
Overall82111
Food99111
Housing36112
Median Home Cost$75,100$225,500
Utilities103105
Transportation108122
Health103101
Miscellaneous106106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 35% more expensive than Rochester.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 200% more expensive in Chicago.

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