Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Uppsala 

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Cost of Living in Uppsala is 23.2% lower than in Chicago, IL (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Uppsala is 39.6% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Uppsala are 65.1% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Uppsala are 33.5% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Uppsala are 28.8% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Uppsala is 19.7% lower than in Chicago, IL
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Restaurants
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(261.20 kr)
13.88 $
(145.00 kr)
     -44.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(1,044.78 kr)
62.21 $
(650.00 kr)
     -37.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(125.37 kr)
10.53 $
(110.00 kr)
     -12.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(83.58 kr)
7.66 $
(80.00 kr)
     -4.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(83.58 kr)
8.57 $
(89.50 kr)
     +7.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.15 $
(53.79 kr)
4.13 $
(43.12 kr)
     -19.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 $
(31.25 kr)
2.38 $
(24.86 kr)
     -20.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 $
(25.03 kr)
2.07 $
(21.67 kr)
     -13.5 %
Markets
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.07 $
(42.48 kr)
6.28 $
(65.61 kr)
     +54.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.74 $
(39.07 kr)
2.84 $
(29.63 kr)
     -24.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.84 $
(29.66 kr)
1.84 $
(19.20 kr)
     -35.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.95 $
(41.25 kr)
4.01 $
(41.93 kr)
     +1.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.37 $
(77.01 kr)
4.96 $
(51.79 kr)
     -32.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.72 $
(70.18 kr)
5.54 $
(57.83 kr)
     -17.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.30 $
(97.13 kr)
7.37 $
(76.98 kr)
     -20.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.65 $
(27.73 kr)
1.39 $
(14.57 kr)
     -47.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 $
(9.33 kr)
1.23 $
(12.83 kr)
     +37.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.15 $
(22.51 kr)
1.52 $
(15.88 kr)
     -29.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 $
(23.76 kr)
2.03 $
(21.17 kr)
     -10.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(12.52 kr)
0.68 $
(7.11 kr)
     -43.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 $
(14.23 kr)
0.72 $
(7.56 kr)
     -46.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $
(23.88 kr)
2.34 $
(24.43 kr)
     +2.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.82 $
(29.46 kr)
1.45 $
(15.14 kr)
     -48.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(156.72 kr)
9.57 $
(100.00 kr)
     -36.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.64 $
(27.63 kr)
2.11 $
(22.00 kr)
     -20.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $
(40.04 kr)
2.67 $
(27.86 kr)
     -30.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 $
(167.17 kr)
5.74 $
(60.00 kr)
     -64.1 %
Transportation
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(26.12 kr)
3.16 $
(33.00 kr)
     +26.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(835.83 kr)
95.71 $
(1,000.00 kr)
     +19.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(33.96 kr)
5.17 $
(54.00 kr)
     +59.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(23.51 kr)
2.00 $
(20.92 kr)
     -11.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(261.20 kr)
58.67 $
(613.00 kr)
     +134.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.14 $
(43.23 kr)
7.06 $
(73.76 kr)
     +70.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,383.69 $
(390,577.88 kr)
29,575.56 $
(309,000.00 kr)
     -20.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,997.89 $
(282,068.93 kr)
31,097.41 $
(324,900.00 kr)
     +15.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.86 $
(1,638.84 kr)
105.19 $
(1,099.05 kr)
     -32.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.35 $
(567.80 kr)
28.62 $
(299.00 kr)
     -47.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.97 $
(574.27 kr)
34.68 $
(362.38 kr)
     -36.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.29 $
(734.33 kr)
39.71 $
(414.88 kr)
     -43.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.00 $
(135.82 kr)
25.27 $
(264.00 kr)
     +94.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(156.72 kr)
15.79 $
(165.00 kr)
     +5.3 %
Childcare
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,308.33 $
(24,117.04 kr)
129.21 $
(1,350.00 kr)
     -94.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,560.00 $
(455,106.82 kr)
5,024.97 $
(52,500.00 kr)
     -88.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.17 $
(649.58 kr)
92.28 $
(964.14 kr)
     +48.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.46 $
(558.56 kr)
37.69 $
(393.75 kr)
     -29.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.83 $
(1,011.61 kr)
88.86 $
(928.43 kr)
     -8.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.14 $
(1,328.37 kr)
146.76 $
(1,533.33 kr)
     +15.4 %
Rent Per Month
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,438.00 $
(25,471.77 kr)
963.12 $
(10,062.50 kr)
     -60.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,493.58 $
(15,604.62 kr)
675.98 $
(7,062.50 kr)
     -54.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,620.00 $
(48,268.91 kr)
1,387.85 $
(14,500.00 kr)
     -70.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,961.54 $
(30,941.61 kr)
989.04 $
(10,333.33 kr)
     -66.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 330.00 $
(3,447.75 kr)
419.59 $
(4,383.83 kr)
     +27.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.01 $
(2,695.60 kr)
284.54 $
(2,972.87 kr)
     +10.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Chicago, IL Edit Uppsala Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,851.06 $
(50,682.94 kr)
2,350.31 $
(24,555.56 kr)
     -51.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.66 4.75      -28.6 %
Last update: June 2024March 2024
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