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

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You would need around 4,837.62$ 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.

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Consumer Prices in Miami, FL are 9.00% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 5.17% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 0.37% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 10.29% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 10.84% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 10.81% 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 $     3.72 $      -6.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.48 $      -25.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.46 $      -9.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 $     1.60 $      -3.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.38 $      -5.58 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.07 $      +18.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.96 $     2.81 $      +43.54 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.06 $     2.43 $      +17.89 %
Eggs (12) 2.08 $     2.63 $      +26.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.31 $     9.45 $      +29.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.87 $     8.20 $      -7.51 %
Apples (1kg) 3.73 $     4.43 $      +18.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     4.13 $      +57.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     3.56 $      -17.12 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     2.94 $      +73.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.64 $      +25.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.99 $      +12.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     12.00 $      -3.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $     3.00 $      +23.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 $     3.50 $      +34.25 %
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 $     113.75 $      +13.75 %
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 $     20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.05 $     0.99 $      -5.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     19,500.00 $      +2.63 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.82 $     169.79 $      +28.80 %
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 $     45.99 $      +5.73 %
 
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 $     19.33 $      -3.33 %
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 $     37.22 $      -16.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     55.83 $      +71.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.25 $     79.44 $      -2.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     83.00 $      -10.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,564.76 $     1,622.00 $      +3.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 978.89 $     1,040.00 $      +6.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,966.67 $     2,938.89 $      -0.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,961.54 $     1,843.12 $      -6.04 %
 
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 $     3,240.19 $      -6.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     4.25      -0.67 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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