Numbeo

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

Switch to:

You would need around 4,806.48$ in Miami, FL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ 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 7.07% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 4.49% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 0.66% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 9.41% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 6.09% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 15.87% lower than in Chicago, IL

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
  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 $     6.62 $      +1.92 %
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) 3.73 $     3.38 $      -9.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.64 $      +1.30 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.36 $     1.32 $      -2.92 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.03 $      +9.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.93 $     2.52 $      +30.35 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.24 $     2.30 $      +2.77 %
Eggs (12) 2.09 $     2.66 $      +27.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.62 $     9.96 $      +30.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.15 $     8.41 $      -8.03 %
Apples (1kg) 3.61 $     4.03 $      +11.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.74 $     3.13 $      +14.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.33 $     3.73 $      -13.92 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     2.70 $      +60.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.63 $      +20.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.13 $      +19.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $     3.80 $      +44.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.68 $     4.62 $      +72.67 %
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 $     2.70 $      -16.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.49 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     0.98 $      -4.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     19,500.00 $      -2.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 129.34 $     169.79 $      +31.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $     0.20 $      +5.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.37 $     46.66 $      +10.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.83 $     39.00 $      -2.09 %
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) 42.75 $     36.11 $      -15.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.86 $     57.86 $      +76.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.00 $     80.56 $      +0.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.00 $     85.83 $      -10.59 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,545.50 $     1,608.12 $      +4.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 985.72 $     1,063.64 $      +7.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,861.54 $     2,850.00 $      -0.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,950.00 $     1,869.50 $      -4.13 %
 
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 1,973.38 $     1,795.49 $      -9.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,637.22 $     3,197.48 $      -12.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.37     4.32      -1.18 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
Contributors (past 18 months)244138
Currency: USD