Cost of Living Comparison Between Santiago and Chicago, IL 

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Cost of Living in Chicago, IL is 87.2% higher than in Santiago (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chicago, IL is 140.5% higher than in Santiago
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 330.5% higher than in Santiago
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 98.1% higher than in Santiago
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 100.7% higher than in Santiago
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 183.1% higher than in Santiago
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Restaurants
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 CL$
(10.75 $)
23,256.50 CL$
(25.00 $)
     +132.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50,000.00 CL$
(53.75 $)
93,026.00 CL$
(100.00 $)
     +86.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,000.00 CL$
(8.60 $)
11,163.12 CL$
(12.00 $)
     +39.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 CL$
(3.22 $)
7,442.08 CL$
(8.00 $)
     +148.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4,000.00 CL$
(4.30 $)
7,442.08 CL$
(8.00 $)
     +86.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2,723.00 CL$
(2.93 $)
4,789.05 CL$
(5.15 $)
     +75.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,496.88 CL$
(1.61 $)
2,782.81 CL$
(2.99 $)
     +85.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,186.38 CL$
(1.28 $)
2,228.97 CL$
(2.40 $)
     +87.9 %
Markets
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,481.68 CL$
(4.82 $)
3,782.09 CL$
(4.07 $)
     -15.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,358.48 CL$
(1.46 $)
3,479.12 CL$
(3.74 $)
     +156.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 727.97 CL$
(0.78 $)
2,640.89 CL$
(2.84 $)
     +262.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3,651.88 CL$
(3.93 $)
3,673.04 CL$
(3.95 $)
     +0.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,769.65 CL$
(5.13 $)
6,856.49 CL$
(7.37 $)
     +43.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,765.18 CL$
(2.97 $)
6,248.46 CL$
(6.72 $)
     +126.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5,282.21 CL$
(5.68 $)
8,648.33 CL$
(9.30 $)
     +63.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 854.63 CL$
(0.92 $)
2,469.41 CL$
(2.65 $)
     +188.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 698.57 CL$
(0.75 $)
831.17 CL$
(0.89 $)
     +19.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 762.57 CL$
(0.82 $)
2,004.36 CL$
(2.15 $)
     +162.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 768.54 CL$
(0.83 $)
2,115.57 CL$
(2.27 $)
     +175.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 681.09 CL$
(0.73 $)
1,114.73 CL$
(1.20 $)
     +63.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 603.82 CL$
(0.65 $)
1,267.27 CL$
(1.36 $)
     +109.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1,048.33 CL$
(1.13 $)
2,126.03 CL$
(2.29 $)
     +102.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,134.26 CL$
(1.22 $)
2,623.33 CL$
(2.82 $)
     +131.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,000.00 CL$
(5.37 $)
13,953.90 CL$
(15.00 $)
     +179.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,342.21 CL$
(1.44 $)
2,459.98 CL$
(2.64 $)
     +83.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,298.56 CL$
(2.47 $)
3,565.38 CL$
(3.83 $)
     +55.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,000.00 CL$
(5.37 $)
14,884.16 CL$
(16.00 $)
     +197.7 %
Transportation
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 800.00 CL$
(0.86 $)
2,325.65 CL$
(2.50 $)
     +190.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40,000.00 CL$
(43.00 $)
74,420.80 CL$
(80.00 $)
     +86.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 425.00 CL$
(0.46 $)
3,023.35 CL$
(3.25 $)
     +611.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,333.55 CL$
(2.51 $)
2,093.09 CL$
(2.25 $)
     -10.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8,850.00 CL$
(9.51 $)
23,256.50 CL$
(25.00 $)
     +162.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4,933.83 CL$
(5.30 $)
3,849.04 CL$
(4.14 $)
     -22.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 CL$
(17,199.49 $)
34,776,551.46 CL$
(37,383.69 $)
     +117.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,628,571.43 CL$
(20,025.12 $)
25,115,054.83 CL$
(26,997.89 $)
     +34.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143,193.59 CL$
(153.93 $)
145,920.05 CL$
(156.86 $)
     +1.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11,077.66 CL$
(11.91 $)
50,556.05 CL$
(54.35 $)
     +356.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20,418.46 CL$
(21.95 $)
51,132.22 CL$
(54.97 $)
     +150.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36,416.00 CL$
(39.15 $)
65,383.99 CL$
(70.29 $)
     +79.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18,956.26 CL$
(20.38 $)
12,093.38 CL$
(13.00 $)
     -36.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,800.00 CL$
(6.23 $)
13,953.90 CL$
(15.00 $)
     +140.6 %
Childcare
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 370,823.64 CL$
(398.62 $)
2,147,350.17 CL$
(2,308.33 $)
     +479.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,280,123.16 CL$
(6,750.93 $)
40,522,125.60 CL$
(43,560.00 $)
     +545.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50,029.02 CL$
(53.78 $)
57,837.81 CL$
(62.17 $)
     +15.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29,717.73 CL$
(31.95 $)
49,733.13 CL$
(53.46 $)
     +67.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68,329.26 CL$
(73.45 $)
90,072.63 CL$
(96.83 $)
     +31.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73,648.08 CL$
(79.17 $)
118,275.91 CL$
(127.14 $)
     +60.6 %
Rent Per Month
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 493,015.50 CL$
(529.98 $)
2,267,973.88 CL$
(2,438.00 $)
     +360.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 413,281.25 CL$
(444.26 $)
1,389,414.87 CL$
(1,493.58 $)
     +236.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 845,675.33 CL$
(909.07 $)
4,297,801.20 CL$
(4,620.00 $)
     +408.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 736,129.03 CL$
(791.32 $)
2,755,000.77 CL$
(2,961.54 $)
     +274.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 215,675.17 CL$
(231.84 $)
306,983.25 CL$
(330.00 $)
     +42.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 225,600.12 CL$
(242.51 $)
240,012.62 CL$
(258.01 $)
     +6.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Santiago Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 661,740.77 CL$
(711.35 $)
4,506,013.00 CL$
(4,843.82 $)
     +580.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 6.66      +26.6 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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