Changwon vs Chicago - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Chicago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$2384
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$5451
🏠 One person rent
$378
$1436
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$2255
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$551
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$224
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$4960
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
68
100
😀 Quality of life
72
95
🏙️ Population
1.05M
2.75M

The cost of living in Changwon is 60% less expensive than in Chicago. Cities ranked 5497th and 203rd ($955 vs $2384) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 156th in South Korea and the United States, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 2.1 months in Chicago. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Chicago ranked 2nd in the United States, while ranked 1583rd and 17th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Chicago

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Changwon Chicago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$16.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$65
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$8.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$5.37
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$4.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$2.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$1620
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$1190
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$2762
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$1851
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$172
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$49.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
5.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$4967
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$2217
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$87
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$17.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$2.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$2.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$9.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$4.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$1.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$3.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$1.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$15.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$3.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$5.7
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$4.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$57.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$122
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$26.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$58.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$90.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$1663
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$19818

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14 km or 8.5 mi Masan
$945
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$839
26 km or 16 mi Miryang
$861
27 km or 17 mi Sacheon
$795
36 km or 22 mi Yangsan
$909
40 km or 25 mi Busan
$1031
48 km or 30 mi Geoje
$945
52 km or 32 mi Tongyeong
$900
52 km or 32 mi Jinju
$765
61 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
66 km or 41 mi Daegu
$918
68 km or 42 mi Ulsan
$1066
82 km or 51 mi Gyeongju
$1184
82 km or 51 mi Yeongcheon
$792
94 km or 58 mi Gwangyang
$963
106 km or 66 mi Gimcheon
$925
106 km or 66 mi Pohang
$775
107 km or 66 mi Yeosu
$1003
107 km or 67 mi Gumi
$951
112 km or 70 mi Suncheon
$923
114 km or 71 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
116 km or 72 mi Namwon
$895
133 km or 82 mi Tsushima
$1021
134 km or 83 mi Sangju
$981
144 km or 89 mi Andong
$800
149 km or 93 mi Jeonju
$791
152 km or 95 mi Mungyeong
$897
158 km or 98 mi Gwangju
$902
165 km or 103 mi Daejeon
$944
166 km or 103 mi Jeongeup
$901
168 km or 105 mi Gyeryong
$896
170 km or 106 mi Gimje
$944
170 km or 106 mi Iksan
$925
172 km or 107 mi Yeongju
$963
175 km or 109 mi Nonsan
$928
178 km or 111 mi Naju
$898
183 km or 114 mi Sejong
$928
184 km or 114 mi Cheongju
$880
190 km or 118 mi Gongju
$939
192 km or 119 mi Gunsan
$941

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7 mi Cicero
$1942
14 km or 8.8 mi Berwyn
$2119
14 km or 8.9 mi Oak Park
$2128
16 km or 10 mi Elmwood Park
$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
25 km or 16 mi Blue Island
$1937
26 km or 16 mi Elmhurst
$1946
27 km or 17 mi Glenview
$1939
28 km or 17 mi Des Plaines
$1871
28 km or 18 mi Dolton
$1946
29 km or 18 mi Villa Park
$1941
30 km or 19 mi Harvey
$1938
30 km or 19 mi East Chicago
$1789
30 km or 19 mi Westmont
$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
37 km or 23 mi Highland Park
$1931
37 km or 23 mi Munster
$1935
37 km or 23 mi Tinley Park
$1943
37 km or 23 mi Wheeling
$1937