Chicago cost of living index
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- The cost of living in Chicago is 9% greater than the Illinois average.
- The cost of living in Chicago is 4.1% greater than the national average.
- Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
Chicago cost of living comparison
- The price of gas in Chicago, IL is $3.99.
- The price of gas in Chicago is 9.2% higher than the national average.
- Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
- Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
- The price of coffee in Chicago, IL is $6.49.
- The price of coffee in Chicago is 25.9% higher than the national average.
- Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
- Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
- The price of pizza in Chicago, IL is $8.00.
- The price of pizza in Chicago is 11.8% lower than the national average.
- Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
- Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.
Illinois average prices compared to national average
The average prices for Chicago, IL goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.
I can agree that Chicago is definitely not the most affordable city in the US, but I do think there are some deals to be had in the Windy City. For one, beer and wine are definitely more affordable that some other larger cities:)
AV Jon posted a comment in Chicago
March 10, 2011
Neighborhoods in & around Chicago, IL
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|McKinley Park, Chicago||0.8||Near West Side, Chicago||2.6|
|Lower West Side, Chicago||1||East Garfield Park, Chicago||3|
|Bridgeport, Chicago||1.5||Fuller Park, Chicago||3.2|
|South Lawndale, Chicago||1.7||Gage Park, Chicago||3.2|
|Brighton Park, Chicago||1.8||Archer Heights, Chicago||3.2|
|North Lawndale, Chicago||2.2||Douglas, Chicago||3.4|
|Armour Square, Chicago||2.3||Near South Side, Chicago||3.5|
|New City, Chicago||2.4||West Garfield Park, Chicago||3.6|
Cities near Chicago, IL
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|Chicago, IL||0||North Riverside, IL||7.7|
|Cicero, IL||4.2||Summit, IL||7.8|
|Berwyn, IL||5.7||River Forest, IL||8|
|Stickney, IL||5.8||Hometown, IL||8.1|
|Oak Park, IL||6.5||Burbank, IL||8.2|
|Riverside, IL||7.1||Evergreen Park, IL||8.4|
|Forest Park, IL||7.1||Brookfield, IL||8.7|
|Lyons, IL||7.6||Maywood, IL||8.9|