Cost of Living
Cities in the United States vary as to how expensive they are to live in. Listed below is some comparative cost of living information comparing Chicago to several other U.S. cities candidates are often considering. For example, New York is 31% more expensive overall to live in than Chicago. The source for this information is data from Sperling's Best Places which compares cities on a variety of factors.
|Overall difference||Food difference||Housing difference|
|Boston||2% more expensive||6% more expensive||6% less expensive|
|Los Angeles||24% more expensive||7% more expensive||49% more expensive|
|New York||31% more expensive||34% more expensive||28% more expensive|
|San Francisco||48% more expensive||15% more expensive||87% more expensive|
|Washington DC||32% more expensive||7% more expensive||68% more expensive|