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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN Reverse

You would need around 4,280.62$ in Minneapolis, MN 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 Minneapolis, MN are 10.02% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Minneapolis, MN are 4.88% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 26.78% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 0.01% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 20.19% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Minneapolis, MN is 9.39% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Minneapolis, MN      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.50 $      +15.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     50.00 $      -9.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.00 $      -7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     5.25 $      -8.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.72 $      -2.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.68 $      +2.97 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.40 $     1.44 $      +3.04 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     0.88 $      -1.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     2.18 $      +8.69 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.86 $     2.21 $      +18.70 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $     1.84 $      -13.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.58 $     10.96 $      +44.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.07 $     11.51 $      +42.58 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 $     4.62 $      +35.06 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     4.31 $      +64.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     4.36 $      +1.43 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     1.94 $      +5.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.76 $      +34.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.91 $      +22.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     12.00 $      -7.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.54 $      +9.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.49 $     3.62 $      +45.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     7.30 $      -27.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.12 $      -5.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     67.50 $      -32.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     5.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.55 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     28.00 $      -6.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.07 $     0.94 $      -12.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     20,815.00 $      +15.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.01 $     151.61 $      +15.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.30 $      +87.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.21 $     48.55 $      +9.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     42.22 $      +3.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     14.00 $      -30.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 $     10.00 $      -6.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     43.42 $      -0.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     35.43 $      +10.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     79.91 $      +0.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     90.00 $      -2.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,522.62 $     1,221.79 $      -19.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     772.81 $      -19.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     1,913.64 $      -33.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,374.64 $      -26.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,967.25 $     2,360.88 $      -20.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     1,363.43 $      -20.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,468.65 $     2,989.79 $      -13.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     4.24      -0.97 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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