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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Scottsdale, AZ 

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Consumer Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 17.69% lower than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Scottsdale, AZ are 20.91% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 25.97% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 17.81% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 22.43% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Scottsdale, AZ is 24.35% higher than in Chicago, IL
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 11.50 $      -23.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 50.00 $      -23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.12 $ 4.25 $      +3.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $ 1.76 $      -3.09 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 1.06 $      -34.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.75 $ 2.08 $      -24.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.36 $ 2.10 $      -11.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $ 1.50 $      -17.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 $ 2.10 $      -1.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.40 $ 4.93 $      -8.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.68 $ 3.50 $      -25.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.50 $ 3.97 $      -27.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.10 $ 1.29 $      -38.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.59 $      -27.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 $ 0.99 $      -46.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.49 $ 1.09 $      -26.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.29 $      +35.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.95 $      -1.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.39 $ 1.00 $      -28.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 $ 1.50 $      -23.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 3.00 $      +66.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 $ 4.00 $      +82.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 $ 7.50 $      -40.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.00 $      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 105.00 $ 40.00 $      -61.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.55 $      -21.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.53 $      +12.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.17 $ 2.58 $      -18.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,910.00 $ 22,592.00 $      +8.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,528.26 $ 21,298.50 $      +3.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.69 $ 172.00 $      +35.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.10 $      -29.20 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.61 $ 83.33 $      +37.49 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.84 $ 44.17 $      -11.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.75 $ 20.00 $      -22.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 $ 10.00 $      -18.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,049.52 $ 640.00 $      -39.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,540.00 $ 15,333.33 $      -1.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.54 $ 41.17 $      -20.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.16 $ 32.00 $      -13.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.75 $ 61.40 $      -22.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.84 $ 78.00 $      -32.08 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,731.17 $ 1,219.44 $      -29.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,116.96 $ 1,127.28 $      +0.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,264.41 $ 1,877.22 $      -42.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,986.39 $ 1,771.50 $      -10.82 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 338.02 $ 249.00 $      -26.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 183.54 $ 208.12 $      +13.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,839.75 $ 3,776.00 $      -1.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.31 4.25      -1.48 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:41138
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD