Chengdu vs Milwaukee - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Milwaukee
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1755
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$4081
🏠 One person rent
$305
$1015
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1560
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$455
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$4324
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
92
87
😀 Quality of life
73
91
🏙️ Population
20.9M
600K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 57% less expensive than in Milwaukee. Cities ranked 6241st and 2084th ($752 vs $1755) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1866th in China and the United States, respectively. Check China vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2.5 months in Milwaukee. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Milwaukee ranked 16th in the United States, while ranked 1437th and 84th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Milwaukee

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Chengdu Milwaukee
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$45.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$8.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$4.46
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$4.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$1094
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$795
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1665
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1263
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$54.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
5.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$3633
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$747
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$60.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$2.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$4.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.93
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$9.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$4.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$164
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$46.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$83.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$1260
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$14325

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Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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Distance City Cost of living
5.6 km or 3.5 mi West Allis
$1953
6.3 km or 3.9 mi Wauwatosa
$1851
10 km or 6.4 mi Greenfield
$1947
13 km or 8.3 mi Brookfield
$1949
15 km or 9.4 mi New Berlin
$1946
17 km or 11 mi South Milwaukee
$1940
17 km or 11 mi Menomonee Falls
$1938
17 km or 11 mi Franklin
$1945
19 km or 12 mi Oak Creek
$1944
19 km or 12 mi Mequon
$1934
22 km or 14 mi Muskego
$1950
23 km or 14 mi Waukesha
$1658
27 km or 17 mi Caledonia
$1936
37 km or 23 mi Mount Pleasant
$1948
38 km or 24 mi Racine
$1949
46 km or 28 mi West Bend
$1948
53 km or 33 mi Kenosha
$1922
57 km or 36 mi Pleasant Prairie
$1947
64 km or 40 mi Watertown
$1940
67 km or 42 mi Zion
$1578
74 km or 46 mi Fort Atkinson
$1973
76 km or 47 mi Round Lake Beach
$1937
76 km or 47 mi Gurnee
$1936
77 km or 48 mi Waukegan
$1825
78 km or 49 mi Grayslake
$1947
80 km or 50 mi Sheboygan
$1417
81 km or 51 mi North Chicago
$1945
84 km or 52 mi McHenry
$1898
85 km or 53 mi Libertyville
$2201
87 km or 54 mi Mundelein
$1869
90 km or 56 mi Fond du Lac
$1827
91 km or 57 mi Woodstock
$1854
91 km or 57 mi Vernon Hills
$1906
96 km or 60 mi Janesville
$1674
97 km or 60 mi Crystal Lake
$1874
97 km or 60 mi Highland Park
$1931
98 km or 61 mi Buffalo Grove
$2298
101 km or 63 mi Lake in the Hills
$1937
102 km or 63 mi Wheeling
$1937
103 km or 64 mi Northbrook
$1941