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

You would need around 4,453.70$ 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 1.82% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 20.37% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 64.68% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 10.42% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 2.30% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 20.82% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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  Atlanta, GA  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     55.00 $      +22.22 %
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 $     5.75 $      +15.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $     3.81 $      -0.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     1.63 $      +14.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.24 $     1.40 $      +12.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.91 $     0.88 $      -2.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.97 $     2.00 $      +1.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.85 $     1.86 $      +0.77 %
Eggs (12) 1.99 $     2.12 $      +6.54 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.79 $     7.58 $      +30.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.03 $     8.07 $      +14.85 %
Apples (1kg) 3.99 $     3.42 $      -14.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.08 $     2.62 $      -35.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.73 $     4.30 $      +15.17 %
Potato (1kg) 2.93 $     1.84 $      -37.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.31 $      -19.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     1.56 $      -18.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.99 $      +29.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $     2.31 $      -2.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.35 $     2.49 $      -42.76 %
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) 3.75 $     3.25 $      -13.33 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 $     30.00 $      +42.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.07 $      +13.67 %
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 $     131.01 $      -29.95 %
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 $     10.75 $      -2.27 %
 
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 1,041.58 $     1,513.75 $      +45.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 704.55 $     959.44 $      +36.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,644.44 $     2,861.54 $      +74.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 972.22 $     1,850.00 $      +90.29 %
 
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) 3,681.20 $     3,508.39 $      -4.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.96     4.28      +8.16 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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Currency: USD