Caloocan vs Chicago - Cost of Living Comparison

Caloocan Chicago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$2384
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1449
$5451
🏠 One person rent
$224
$1436
🏘️ Family rent
$481
$2255
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$551
🚐 Transport expenses
$47.8
$224
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$199
$4960
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
74
100
😀 Quality of life
47
95
🏙️ Population
1.66M
2.75M

The cost of living in Caloocan is 78% less expensive than in Chicago. Cities ranked 8146th and 203rd ($522 vs $2384) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 60th and 156th in the Philippines and the United States, respectively. Check the Philippines vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Caloocan compared to 2.1 months in Chicago. Caloocan ranked 20th best city to live in the Philippines vs Chicago ranked 2nd in the United States, while ranked 6388th and 17th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caloocan Chicago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.34
$16.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.1
$65
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.27
$8.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$5.37
 Cappuccino
$1.65
$4.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$2.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$1620
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$1190
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$720
$2762
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$365
$1851
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.1
$172
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18
$49.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.01%
5.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1363
$4967
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
$2217
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$87
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.33
$17.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.95
$2.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.9
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
$9.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$4.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
$1.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.55
$15.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$3.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.16
$15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.49
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.94
$5.7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
$4.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.8
$57.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.37
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.6
$122
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.56
$26.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$12.7
$58.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.7
$90.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$364
$1663
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6981
$19818

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1.8 km or 1.1 mi Malabon
$523
3.3 km or 2 mi Navotas
$584
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Valenzuela
$473
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Manila
$755
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Quezon
$728
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Meycauayan
$551
10 km or 6.4 mi Mandaluyong
$792
12 km or 7.3 mi Pasay
$744
13 km or 8.2 mi Makati
$860
14 km or 8.9 mi Marikina
$443
15 km or 9.4 mi Pasig
$809
17 km or 11 mi Taguig
$824
19 km or 12 mi Cainta
$611
20 km or 12 mi San Jose del Monte
$508
21 km or 13 mi Bacoor
$537
21 km or 13 mi Paranaque
$569
22 km or 14 mi Las Pinas
$550
24 km or 15 mi Antipolo
$618
25 km or 15 mi Imus
$584
27 km or 17 mi Malolos
$552
31 km or 19 mi Muntinlupa
$602
31 km or 19 mi General Trias
$568
33 km or 20 mi Binangonan
$467
34 km or 21 mi San Pedro
$593
36 km or 22 mi Dasmarinas
$441
37 km or 23 mi Binan
$507
40 km or 25 mi Santa Rosa
$743
42 km or 26 mi Trece Martires
$550
45 km or 28 mi Cabuyao
$575
52 km or 33 mi San Fernando
$585
53 km or 33 mi Calamba
$471
66 km or 41 mi Tanauan
$548
67 km or 42 mi Santo Tomas
$549
69 km or 43 mi Angeles
$637
75 km or 47 mi San Pablo
$438
75 km or 47 mi Mabalacat
$553
76 km or 47 mi Olongapo
$500
82 km or 51 mi Lipa
$531
93 km or 58 mi Cabanatuan
$390
100 km or 62 mi Tarlac
$503

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$1942
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$2119
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$2128
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$1932
18 km or 11 mi Maywood
$1949
18 km or 11 mi Evanston
$2124
19 km or 12 mi Skokie
$1944
19 km or 12 mi Burbank
$1941
20 km or 12 mi Melrose Park
$1945
21 km or 13 mi Oak Lawn
$1941
22 km or 14 mi Morton Grove
$1946
22 km or 14 mi Niles
$1487
23 km or 14 mi Park Ridge
$1951
23 km or 14 mi Wilmette
$1938
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$1937
26 km or 16 mi Elmhurst
$1946
27 km or 17 mi Glenview
$1939
28 km or 17 mi Des Plaines
$1871
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$1946
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$1941
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$1938
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$1789
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$1938
31 km or 19 mi Calumet
$1945
31 km or 20 mi South Holland
$1948
32 km or 20 mi Lombard
$1848
32 km or 20 mi Hammond
$1946
32 km or 20 mi Oak Forest
$1942
33 km or 20 mi Northbrook
$1941
33 km or 20 mi Mount Prospect
$1937
33 km or 20 mi Darien
$1951
33 km or 21 mi Elk Grove Village
$1937
34 km or 21 mi Downers Grove
$1960
35 km or 22 mi Orland Park
$1940
36 km or 22 mi Lansing
$1935
36 km or 22 mi Glen Ellyn
$1938
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$1931
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$1935
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$1937