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

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You would need around 4,687.61$ 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 5.95% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Miami, FL are 4.17% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Miami, FL are 1.55% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Miami, FL are 9.34% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Miami, FL are 5.04% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Miami, FL is 12.30% 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 $     6.82 $      +5.00 %
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) 3.77 $     3.38 $      -10.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     1.60 $      -2.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.36 $      -7.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.03 $      +10.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.95 $     2.57 $      +31.84 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.14 $     2.43 $      +13.18 %
Eggs (12) 2.08 $     2.54 $      +22.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.31 $     8.89 $      +21.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.78 $     8.27 $      -5.73 %
Apples (1kg) 3.67 $     4.11 $      +12.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.19 $      +21.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     3.25 $      -24.46 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     2.63 $      +55.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.58 $      +20.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.16 $      +21.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $     3.00 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.62 $     3.25 $      +23.81 %
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) 1.03 $     0.98 $      -4.47 %
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 133.25 $     164.08 $      +23.14 %
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 $     44.28 $      +1.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.83 $     37.78 $      -5.16 %
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) 43.45 $     36.87 $      -15.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     55.83 $      +71.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.25 $     79.38 $      -2.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.00 $     83.00 $      -13.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,555.50 $     1,608.67 $      +3.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.78 $     1,050.00 $      +8.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,900.00 $     2,940.91 $      +1.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,916.67 $     1,854.50 $      -3.24 %
 
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) 3,499.72 $     3,197.09 $      -8.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     4.25      -1.13 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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