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Cost of Living Comparison Between Atlanta, GA and Chicago, IL Reverse

You would need around 4,417.91$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,700.00$ in Atlanta, GA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 2.33% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 19.40% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 58.47% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 8.21% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 3.51% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 23.53% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     55.00 $      +15.79 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     4.00 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $     3.79 $      -2.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $     1.64 $      +8.59 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $     1.43 $      +6.85 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 $     0.89 $      -3.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.01 $     2.01 $      +0.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.85 $     1.80 $      -2.53 %
Eggs (12) 2.02 $     2.11 $      +4.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.68 $     7.15 $      +25.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.03 $     8.29 $      +17.91 %
Apples (1kg) 3.99 $     3.75 $      -6.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.08 $     2.82 $      -30.93 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.73 $     4.13 $      +10.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.93 $     1.69 $      -42.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.34 $      -17.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $     1.61 $      -12.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.99 $      +29.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $     2.39 $      +0.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.35 $     2.59 $      -40.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $     10.00 $      +100.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $     100.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.25 $      +30.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $     30.00 $      +66.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.06 $      +14.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,500.00 $     18,000.00 $      -7.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 187.03 $     131.82 $      -29.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.16 $      -8.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.27 $     44.21 $      -6.47 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.25 $     40.61 $      +9.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.98 $     20.00 $      +33.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     11.00 $      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.91 $     43.83 $      +7.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.78 $     32.14 $      +15.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.00 $     79.44 $      +0.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.62 $     92.31 $      +25.38 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,077.60 $     1,533.00 $      +42.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 723.08 $     958.95 $      +32.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,709.09 $     2,871.43 $      +68.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,862.50 $      +77.38 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,152.78 $     2,967.25 $      +37.83 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,722.23 $     1,704.29 $      -1.04 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,778.36 $     3,449.72 $      -8.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.96     4.31      +8.85 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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