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

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You would need around 4,088.81$ in Minneapolis, MN 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. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 2.28% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Minneapolis, MN are 13.00% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 34.36% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 7.44% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 12.56% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Minneapolis, MN is 0.84% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Minneapolis, MN      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     11.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     45.00 $      -18.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.55 $     6.00 $      -8.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.25 $      +6.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.62 $      -6.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 $     3.94 $      +3.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 $     1.65 $      -5.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 $     1.24 $      -26.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.05 $     0.84 $      -20.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.99 $     1.88 $      -5.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.25 $     3.35 $      +48.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.20 $     2.01 $      -8.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.25 $     11.61 $      +40.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.81 $     10.55 $      +7.57 %
Apples (1kg) 3.54 $     5.14 $      +45.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.68 $     4.72 $      +76.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.69 $     4.55 $      -2.83 %
Potato (1kg) 1.93 $     2.13 $      +10.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $     1.59 $      +15.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $     1.85 $      -0.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.07 $     3.25 $      +5.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.21 $     4.62 $      +44.10 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     8.02 $      -33.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.25 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     72.50 $      -27.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     5.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.71 $      +37.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     29.00 $      -3.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     0.83 $      -9.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      +11.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 109.90 $     134.16 $      +22.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $     0.15 $      -21.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.88 $     50.33 $      +32.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.28 $     44.17 $      -8.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     10.67 $      -46.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     9.00 $      -18.18 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.62 $     39.17 $      -5.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.86 $     28.83 $      -12.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 83.57 $     79.88 $      -4.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 108.29 $     82.14 $      -24.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,689.55 $     1,083.33 $      -35.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 951.50 $     809.29 $      -14.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,114.29 $     1,875.00 $      -39.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,116.67 $     1,399.44 $      -33.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,274.92 $     2,297.23 $      -29.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,973.38 $     1,506.95 $      -23.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,443.72 $     2,970.61 $      -13.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.07     4.56      +11.96 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD