Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and San Juan 

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Consumer Prices in San Juan are 10.41% lower than in Chicago, IL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Juan are 12.28% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in San Juan are 15.00% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in San Juan are 25.77% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in San Juan are 3.89% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in San Juan is 54.55% lower than in Chicago, IL
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Restaurants
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.75 $ 7.50 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00 $      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 4.00 $      -42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $ 3.19 $      -29.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $ 1.68 $      -24.34 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 1.54 $      -13.50 %
Markets
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.28 $ 7.14 $      +117.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.78 $ 2.48 $      -10.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.64 $ 0.86 $      -47.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 $ 3.12 $      +8.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.54 $ 3.75 $      -32.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.75 $ 4.67 $      -1.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.33 $ 5.85 $      -20.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.33 $ 2.29 $      -2.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 1.12 $      +57.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.82 $      +27.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $ 2.01 $      +17.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 $ 1.72 $      +99.63 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.12 $      +18.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 $ 2.29 $      +37.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 $ 1.47 $      -26.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $ 18.00 $      +38.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $ 2.22 $      -19.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.69 $ 2.69 $      -27.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $ 10.00 $      -33.33 %
Transportation
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.50 $      -40.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $ 35.00 $      -61.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.38 $ 5.00 $      +48.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.78 $ 3.22 $      +15.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.37 $ 3.82 $      -28.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,197.50 $ 29,000.00 $      +25.01 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,878.12 $ 24,377.22 $      -2.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.24 $ 208.81 $      +31.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 $ 0.12 $      -64.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.11 $ 60.55 $      -0.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.26 $ 51.25 $      -12.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.22 $ 20.00 $      +176.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 8.75 $      -41.67 %
Childcare
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,477.11 $ 516.67 $      -65.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,997.72 $ 11,028.57 $      -44.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.94 $ 47.86 $      -15.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.29 $ 48.12 $      +25.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.47 $ 89.88 $      +0.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.65 $ 111.29 $      +12.81 %
Rent Per Month
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,988.34 $ 2,107.69 $      +6.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,448.10 $ 1,478.33 $      +2.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,970.59 $ 2,721.43 $      -31.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,465.79 $ 2,084.62 $      -15.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 384.35 $ 318.79 $      -17.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 212.54 $ 202.50 $      -4.73 %
Salaries And Financing
Chicago, IL Edit San Juan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,796.09 $ 1,912.29 $      -60.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.46 4.55      -16.61 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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