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Cost of Living Comparison:
St. Louis, Missouri - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $100,000 in St. Louis, Missouri should increase to $130,164 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesSt. LouisChicago
Overall85111
Food96111
Housing59112
Median Home Cost$117,700$225,500
Utilities107105
Transportation100122
Health100101
Miscellaneous95106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 30% more expensive than St. Louis.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 91% more expensive in Chicago.

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