Chiba vs Wichita - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Wichita
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$1559
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$3791
🏠 One person rent
$641
$887
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$1581
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$484
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$65.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$2928
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
91
50
😀 Quality of life
79
80
🏙️ Population
982K
398K

The cost of living in Chiba is 11% less expensive than in Wichita. Cities ranked 2956th and 2538th ($1395 vs $1559) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 2034th in Japan and the United States, respectively. Check Japan vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 1.9 months in Wichita. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Wichita ranked 84th in the United States, while ranked 387th and 350th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Wichita
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$11.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$44.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$7.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.23
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$1048
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$628
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$1700
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$1254
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$62.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$2852
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1035
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$24.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$2.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$3.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$8.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$15.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$4.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$3.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$3.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$7.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$9.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$3.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$39.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$87.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$13.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$40.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$72.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$1200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$6699

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Distance City Cost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Yotsukaido
$1023
11 km or 6.9 mi Narashino
$1038
11 km or 7.1 mi Ichihara
$1072
14 km or 8.5 mi Yachiyo
$1045
15 km or 9.3 mi Funabashi
$1170
18 km or 11 mi Sakura
$1041
19 km or 12 mi Urayasu
$1036
20 km or 13 mi Ichikawa
$1069
21 km or 13 mi Shisui
$1023
21 km or 13 mi Yachimata
$1022
22 km or 13 mi Kamagaya
$1022
22 km or 13 mi Shiroi
$1019
22 km or 14 mi Oamishirasato
$1020
23 km or 14 mi Sodegaura
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Togane
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Mobara
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Tomisato
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Inzai
$1025
26 km or 16 mi Hirai
$1019
27 km or 17 mi Matsudo
$1170
28 km or 18 mi Narita
$1073
28 km or 18 mi Sanmu
$1019
30 km or 18 mi Sakae
$1025
30 km or 19 mi Kisarazu
$1024
30 km or 19 mi Abiko
$1024
31 km or 19 mi Kashiwa
$999
33 km or 20 mi Misato
$1031
34 km or 21 mi Nagareyama
$1046
34 km or 21 mi Yashio
$1025
35 km or 22 mi Kimitsu
$1024
35 km or 22 mi Toride
$1027
36 km or 22 mi Ryugasaki
$1020
37 km or 23 mi Soka
$1061
37 km or 23 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
37 km or 23 mi Yokoshibahikari
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Kawasaki
$1133
38 km or 24 mi Tokyo
$1698
40 km or 25 mi Futtsu
$1020
40 km or 25 mi Yoshikawa
$1020
41 km or 25 mi Moriya
$1025

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Derby
$1943
40 km or 25 mi Newton
$1938
66 km or 41 mi Hutchinson
$1396
111 km or 69 mi Ponca
$1834
128 km or 80 mi Salina
$1870
129 km or 80 mi Emporia
$1168
151 km or 94 mi Enid
$1944
155 km or 96 mi Junction
$1967
161 km or 100 mi Bartlesville
$1964
176 km or 109 mi Stillwater
$1319
179 km or 111 mi Manhattan
$1590
205 km or 128 mi Owasso
$1942
209 km or 130 mi Topeka
$1630
213 km or 132 mi Tulsa
$1494
216 km or 134 mi Claremore
$1939
217 km or 135 mi Sapulpa
$1937
218 km or 136 mi Hays
$1499
227 km or 141 mi Edmond
$1748
230 km or 143 mi Broken Arrow
$1950
232 km or 144 mi Bixby
$1946
232 km or 144 mi Lawrence
$1506
234 km or 146 mi Pittsburg
$1947
236 km or 147 mi Dodge
$1401
245 km or 152 mi Gardner
$1935
246 km or 153 mi Yukon
$1552
246 km or 153 mi Oklahoma City
$1715
248 km or 154 mi Midwest
$1940
250 km or 155 mi Del
$1941
258 km or 160 mi Mustang
$1945
258 km or 160 mi Olathe
$1958
258 km or 161 mi Joplin
$1437
262 km or 163 mi Moore
$1949
263 km or 164 mi Shawnee
$1630
266 km or 165 mi Lenexa
$1938
268 km or 167 mi Shawnee
$1946
270 km or 168 mi Overland Park
$1845
274 km or 170 mi Leawood
$1816
274 km or 171 mi Norman
$1556
275 km or 171 mi Belton
$2067
276 km or 172 mi Prairie Village
$1946