Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Eskilstuna 

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Cost of Living in Eskilstuna is 37.2% lower than in Chicago, IL (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Eskilstuna is 50.8% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Eskilstuna are 72.1% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Eskilstuna are 52.1% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Eskilstuna are 37.7% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Eskilstuna is 35.4% higher than in Chicago, IL
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Restaurants
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(267.39 kr)
9.35 $
(100.00 kr)
     -62.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(1,069.55 kr)
42.07 $
(450.00 kr)
     -57.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(128.35 kr)
8.88 $
(95.00 kr)
     -26.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(85.56 kr)
6.54 $
(70.00 kr)
     -18.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(85.56 kr)
6.45 $
(69.00 kr)
     -19.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.21 $
(55.68 kr)
3.40 $
(36.33 kr)
     -34.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 $
(31.99 kr)
1.03 $
(11.00 kr)
     -65.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 $
(25.63 kr)
2.13 $
(22.75 kr)
     -11.2 %
Markets
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 $
(43.38 kr)
5.10 $
(54.60 kr)
     +25.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.81 $
(40.75 kr)
2.40 $
(25.70 kr)
     -36.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.85 $
(30.48 kr)
1.27 $
(13.61 kr)
     -55.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.07 $
(43.54 kr)
3.88 $
(41.54 kr)
     -4.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.52 $
(80.42 kr)
5.66 $
(60.51 kr)
     -24.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.78 $
(72.50 kr)
4.74 $
(50.65 kr)
     -30.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.46 $
(101.22 kr)
5.94 $
(63.50 kr)
     -37.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.70 $
(28.83 kr)
1.21 $
(12.98 kr)
     -55.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 $
(9.57 kr)
1.06 $
(11.34 kr)
     +18.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.10 $
(22.45 kr)
1.27 $
(13.61 kr)
     -39.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 $
(23.93 kr)
1.27 $
(13.61 kr)
     -43.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(12.77 kr)
0.61 $
(6.58 kr)
     -48.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 $
(14.42 kr)
0.79 $
(8.47 kr)
     -41.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $
(24.04 kr)
2.18 $
(23.33 kr)
     -3.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(27.98 kr)
1.51 $
(16.17 kr)
     -42.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(160.43 kr)
9.30 $
(99.50 kr)
     -38.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(26.01 kr)
1.55 $
(16.61 kr)
     -36.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.31 $
(46.11 kr)
1.71 $
(18.33 kr)
     -60.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 $
(171.13 kr)
6.08 $
(65.00 kr)
     -62.0 %
Transportation
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(26.74 kr)
2.80 $
(30.00 kr)
     +12.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(855.64 kr)
59.84 $
(640.00 kr)
     -25.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(34.76 kr)
9.35 $
(100.00 kr)
     +187.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(24.06 kr)
3.76 $
(40.23 kr)
     +67.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(267.39 kr)
54.88 $
(587.00 kr)
     +119.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.22 $
(45.18 kr)
6.68 $
(71.48 kr)
     +58.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,383.69 $
(399,837.26 kr)
18,699.45 $
(200,000.00 kr)
     -50.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,211.87 $
(291,044.57 kr)
18,699.45 $
(200,000.00 kr)
     -31.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.77 $
(1,719.48 kr)
79.59 $
(851.28 kr)
     -50.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 55.33 $
(591.82 kr)
27.96 $
(299.00 kr)
     -49.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.48 $
(614.74 kr)
31.63 $
(338.29 kr)
     -45.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.63 $
(819.61 kr)
24.54 $
(262.44 kr)
     -68.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.00 $
(139.04 kr)
24.54 $
(262.50 kr)
     +88.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(160.43 kr)
10.28 $
(110.00 kr)
     -31.4 %
Childcare
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,308.33 $
(24,688.78 kr)
112.20 $
(1,200.00 kr)
     -95.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 45,450.00 $
(486,110.47 kr)
654.48 $
(7,000.00 kr)
     -98.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.46 $
(646.68 kr)
85.71 $
(916.67 kr)
     +41.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.75 $
(574.88 kr)
24.93 $
(266.67 kr)
     -53.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.19 $
(1,039.51 kr)
77.91 $
(833.33 kr)
     -19.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.31 $
(1,393.76 kr)
115.31 $
(1,233.33 kr)
     -11.5 %
Rent Per Month
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,432.29 $
(26,014.58 kr)
654.48 $
(7,000.00 kr)
     -73.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,517.89 $
(16,234.58 kr)
560.98 $
(6,000.00 kr)
     -63.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,604.17 $
(49,243.86 kr)
1,075.22 $
(11,500.00 kr)
     -76.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,991.30 $
(31,993.50 kr)
934.97 $
(10,000.00 kr)
     -68.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 330.00 $
(3,529.49 kr)
282.30 $
(3,019.32 kr)
     -14.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.01 $
(2,759.50 kr)
195.44 $
(2,090.30 kr)
     -24.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Chicago, IL Edit Eskilstuna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,049.64 $
(54,008.43 kr)
3,363.17 $
(35,970.78 kr)
     -33.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.64 4.53      -31.7 %
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