Chicago, Illinois 

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Cost of Living in Chicago, Illinois

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Chicago is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Chicago, Illinois is more expensive.

Chicago cost of living is 117.8

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

The median home price in Chicago is $223,000.

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 $29,900 

11205 S Vernon Ave

Bed 5 | Bath 1 | 1800 SqFt
 $29,900 

11205 S Vernon Ave

Bed 5 | Bath 1 | 1800 SqFt

COST OF LIVINGChicagoIllinoisUSA
  117.8101.5100
  93.997.4100
  9498.9100
  120.692.4100
  $223,000$180,300$219,700
  92.897.7100
  159.8124100
  107.398.1100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Chicago    256 Reviews
    A Living Hell - 6/5/2019
    I grew up here, and have lived many places in the city & suburbs. I've also lived in other states, so I know what life is like elsewhere. As of 6/2019, this is the... Read More

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    Best City Ever - 4/24/2019
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    My kind of Town - 4/13/2019
    I have lived in this city for 15 years, and I love it. However you have to be a certain type of person to love it here. To be successful here, these are some of the... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
    60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, ... 56 more

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