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

You would need around 4,739.60$ 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.

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Consumer Prices in Miami, FL are 7.88% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 5.32% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 1.55% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 7.76% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 10.80% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 8.04% 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 $     6.93 $      +6.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     4.00 $      -27.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $     3.38 $      -11.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.62 $      -1.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $     1.41 $      +0.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.10 $      +23.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.01 $     3.04 $      +50.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.80 $     2.18 $      +20.96 %
Eggs (12) 2.11 $     2.67 $      +26.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.15 $     10.46 $      +46.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.29 $     8.35 $      +0.74 %
Apples (1kg) 3.75 $     4.11 $      +9.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.82 $     3.65 $      +29.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.13 $     3.29 $      -20.30 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     2.63 $      +55.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $     1.75 $      +30.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.95 $      +20.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     12.00 $      -7.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $     2.80 $      +17.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.59 $     3.38 $      +30.12 %
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 $     2.50 $      -23.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.49 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     22.50 $      -25.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     0.99 $      -6.62 %
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 $     169.79 $      +29.61 %
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 $     44.16 $      -0.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     35.55 $      -12.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.50 $      -2.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     11.75 $      +6.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     36.88 $      -15.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     54.00 $      +68.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     78.33 $      -1.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     84.00 $      -9.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,533.00 $     1,608.12 $      +4.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     1,045.45 $      +9.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     2,850.00 $      -0.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,834.50 $      -1.50 %
 
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) 3,415.84 $     3,308.28 $      -3.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.31     4.40      +2.09 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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