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

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A salary of $135,000 in St. Louis, Missouri should increase to $179,290 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesSt. LouisChicago
Overall89118
Food9394
Housing63121
Median Home Cost$117,700$225,500
Utilities9693
Transportation114160
Health9494
Miscellaneous95107
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 33% 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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