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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Miami, FL Reverse

You would need around 4,750.42$ in Miami, FL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ in Chicago, IL (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Miami, FL are 8.88% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 5.56% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 0.68% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 7.29% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 13.57% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 9.02% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Miami, FL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.00 $      +30.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     57.50 $      +4.55 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.90 $      +6.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     4.00 $      -30.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.33 $      -12.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.54 $      -5.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.40 $     1.41 $      +0.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.12 $      +25.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     3.09 $      +54.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.86 $     2.34 $      +25.85 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $     2.72 $      +28.50 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.58 $     9.77 $      +28.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.07 $     8.92 $      +10.44 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 $     4.11 $      +20.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.65 $      +39.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     3.61 $      -15.93 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     2.63 $      +42.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.64 $      +25.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     2.16 $      +38.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     10.00 $      -23.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.80 $      +21.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.49 $     3.38 $      +35.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     7.00 $      -30.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.25 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     100.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     2.75 $      -15.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.37 $      +10.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     22.50 $      -25.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.01 $      -4.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     19,000.00 $      +5.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.01 $     173.89 $      +32.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.18 $      +9.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.21 $     44.99 $      +1.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     32.50 $      -19.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.33 $      -3.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 $     11.00 $      +2.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     33.33 $      -23.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     58.00 $      +80.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     80.00 $      +0.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     88.00 $      -4.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,522.62 $     1,571.43 $      +3.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     1,027.27 $      +7.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     2,850.00 $      -0.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,816.11 $      -2.49 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,967.25 $     3,632.82 $      +22.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     1,795.49 $      +5.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,468.65 $     3,331.57 $      -3.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     4.42      +3.25 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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