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 110.9

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

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COST OF LIVINGChicagoIllinoisUSA
  Overall11196100
  Grocery110.897.1100
  Health101100100
  Housing11289100
  Median Home Cost$225,500$172,800$216,200
  Utilities105101100
  Transportation122104100
  Miscellaneous10698100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Chicago    250 Reviews
    Sweet home Chicago. - 8/11/2018
    I’ve lived in several major cities and although Chicago is far from perfect, I will always love it there. I highly recommend living here/visiting here. Culture, history,... Read More

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    Most corrupt city in the USA - 6/22/2018
    The city is loosing people everyday. The taxes will eat you up alive. The crime rate is out of control. It's safer in Iraq. Winters are long and dreary. Little if any... Read More

    Why - 6/14/2018
    Why you vote people in that hate us. Illegals kill us poor. Illegals they don’t even arrest here. Rich or rich and used to just keep the poor poor...they we afraid for... Read More


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