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

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You would need around 4,074.25$ 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.

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Consumer Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 0.14% lower than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Minneapolis, MN are 13.31% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 32.54% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 9.72% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 9.42% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Minneapolis, MN is 6.31% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Minneapolis, MN      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $     11.00 $      -4.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     6.00 $      -7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.25 $      +6.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.12 $      -14.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.71 $      -2.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.47 $      -17.31 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.21 $      -22.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.83 $      -18.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.96 $     1.82 $      -6.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.25 $     2.81 $      +24.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.20 $     1.83 $      -16.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.25 $     11.32 $      +37.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.81 $     11.44 $      +16.56 %
Apples (1kg) 3.51 $     4.81 $      +36.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.06 $     4.41 $      +44.03 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.61 $     4.04 $      -12.52 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     2.23 $      +21.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $     1.69 $      +22.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $     1.85 $      -3.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.92 $     3.07 $      +5.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 $     4.29 $      +41.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     8.00 $      -33.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.25 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     70.00 $      -30.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     5.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.63 $      +31.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     29.00 $      -3.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.87 $      -10.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      0.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 114.54 $     137.70 $      +20.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $     0.15 $      -21.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.12 $     49.00 $      +28.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.50 $     43.12 $      -5.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     10.67 $      -46.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     9.50 $      -13.64 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.62 $     39.00 $      -6.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 $     28.83 $      -8.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.83 $     81.75 $      +1.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.50 $     85.00 $      -25.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,680.45 $     1,083.33 $      -35.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,006.50 $     796.11 $      -20.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,987.50 $     1,875.00 $      -37.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 $     1,377.78 $      -28.74 %
 
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) 3,665.90 $     2,977.31 $      -18.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.34     4.56      +5.02 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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