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

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You would need around 4,703.52$ 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 8.30% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 4.52% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 0.97% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 9.53% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 9.80% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 9.45% 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 $     60.00 $      +9.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.95 $      +6.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.50 $      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.00 $      -33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.43 $      -9.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 $     1.61 $      -3.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.38 $      -5.10 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.09 $      +20.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.99 $     2.86 $      +43.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.98 $     2.34 $      +18.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.06 $     2.68 $      +30.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.31 $     9.77 $      +33.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.41 $     8.40 $      -0.03 %
Apples (1kg) 3.73 $     4.11 $      +10.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.65 $      +39.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.13 $     3.29 $      -20.30 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     2.63 $      +55.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.75 $      +33.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.95 $      +9.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     12.00 $      -3.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $     2.80 $      +14.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 $     3.38 $      +29.45 %
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 $     112.50 $      +12.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     2.75 $      -15.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.49 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     22.50 $      -25.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.05 $     0.99 $      -5.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     19,000.00 $      0.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.82 $     173.15 $      +31.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.18 $      0.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.50 $     44.16 $      +1.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.85 $     35.33 $      -11.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.50 $      -2.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.69 $     38.75 $      -13.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     54.29 $      +67.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.25 $     79.38 $      -2.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     82.50 $      -10.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,543.00 $     1,583.12 $      +2.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 974.74 $     1,054.55 $      +8.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,930.77 $     2,815.00 $      -3.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,925.00 $     1,849.55 $      -3.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,105.39 $     3,632.82 $      +16.98 %
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) 3,454.27 $     3,269.29 $      -5.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     4.25      -1.13 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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