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

You would need around 4,648.25$ 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Miami, FL are 4.60% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 3.29% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 1.34% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 0.85% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 6.86% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 8.72% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Miami, FL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.00 $      +10.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     55.00 $      -0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.95 $      +6.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     4.00 $      -30.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.58 $      -3.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.66 $      +2.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $     1.53 $      +14.07 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.86 $     1.11 $      +29.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.02 $     3.42 $      +69.25 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.05 $     2.33 $      +13.82 %
Eggs (12) 2.10 $     2.84 $      +35.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.16 $     9.21 $      +12.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.59 $     7.62 $      -11.31 %
Apples (1kg) 3.66 $     3.85 $      +5.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.72 $     3.30 $      +20.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.33 $     3.67 $      -15.25 %
Potato (1kg) 1.96 $     3.37 $      +71.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.32 $     1.62 $      +22.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $     2.00 $      +33.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $     12.38 $      -4.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 $     2.33 $      +11.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.30 $     3.00 $      +30.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     6.50 $      -34.97 %
 
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 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 $     25.00 $      -9.09 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.00 $      -6.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     17,500.00 $      -12.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.77 $     186.50 $      +30.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $     0.20 $      +50.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.31 $     44.98 $      +1.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.75 $     33.00 $      -22.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $     17.67 $      +41.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     10.88 $      -1.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.27 $     38.00 $      -12.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.78 $     53.33 $      +62.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.67 $     79.00 $      -3.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.00 $     81.67 $      -9.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,454.17 $     1,509.09 $      +3.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 969.06 $     1,116.67 $      +15.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,960.00 $     2,808.33 $      -5.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,804.17 $     1,849.38 $      +2.51 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,567.19 $     3,632.82 $      +41.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,210.94 $     1,795.49 $      +48.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,461.41 $     3,263.70 $      -5.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.36     4.25      -2.43 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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