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

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You would need around 4,778.43$ in Miami, FL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00$ 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 5.40% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 1.67% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 3.78% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 7.39% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 1.76% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 19.89% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Miami, FL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $     14.50 $      +26.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     60.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     6.75 $      +3.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.67 $      -3.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.66 $      -6.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.50 $      -4.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.03 $      +1.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.96 $     2.52 $      +28.76 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.25 $     2.44 $      +8.26 %
Eggs (12) 2.20 $     2.63 $      +19.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.25 $     9.96 $      +20.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.81 $     8.90 $      -9.29 %
Apples (1kg) 3.51 $     4.03 $      +14.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.06 $     3.13 $      +2.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.61 $     3.73 $      -19.14 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     2.70 $      +47.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $     1.63 $      +17.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $     2.13 $      +11.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.92 $     3.80 $      +30.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 $     4.62 $      +52.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     7.00 $      -41.67 %
 
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) 0.98 $     0.99 $      +1.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     19,000.00 $      -5.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 114.54 $     164.72 $      +43.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $     0.25 $      +31.58 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.12 $     48.42 $      +27.01 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.50 $     41.43 $      -8.95 %
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) 41.62 $     36.87 $      -11.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 $     57.86 $      +82.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.83 $     80.00 $      -1.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.50 $     80.83 $      -28.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,680.45 $     1,625.45 $      -3.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,006.50 $     1,044.44 $      +3.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,987.50 $     2,800.00 $      -6.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 $     1,850.00 $      -4.31 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,274.92 $     3,632.82 $      +10.93 %
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) 3,665.90 $     2,985.78 $      -18.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.34     4.36      +0.35 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD