Chicago vs Dodoma - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Dodoma
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$656
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1862
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$526
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$320
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$56.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$316
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
100
19
😀 Quality of life
95
28
🏙️ Population
2.75M
411K

The cost of living in Chicago is 263% more expensive than in Dodoma. Cities ranked 203rd and 7068th ($2384 vs $656) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 4th in the United States and Tanzania, respectively. Check the United States vs Tanzania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.5 months in Dodoma. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Dodoma ranked 5th in Tanzania, while ranked 17th and 8741st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Dodoma

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Chicago Dodoma
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$43.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$10.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$0.85
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$181
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$585
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$374
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$36.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$56
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$54.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
18.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$2042
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$2136
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$6.43
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$15.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$9.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$9.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$3.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$2.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$0.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$5.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$1.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$5.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$53.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$9.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$22.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$3.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$17.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$35
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$443
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$2989

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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

Cities near Dodoma

Distance City Cost of living
221 km or 137 mi Morogoro
$653
337 km or 209 mi Arusha
$591
369 km or 229 mi Moshi
$675
381 km or 237 mi Stone Town
$636
381 km or 237 mi Zanzibar
$854
389 km or 242 mi Mbeya
$624
393 km or 244 mi Tanga
$599
395 km or 246 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
498 km or 309 mi Mombasa
$599
522 km or 324 mi Mwanza
$555
553 km or 343 mi Machakos
$384
564 km or 351 mi Nairobi
$716
590 km or 366 mi Malindi
$350
597 km or 371 mi Thika
$414
608 km or 378 mi Mzuzu
$546
664 km or 413 mi Nakuru
$462
669 km or 415 mi Kasama
$1156
671 km or 417 mi Mzimba
$551
683 km or 425 mi Ruyigi
$481
687 km or 427 mi Rutana
$482
693 km or 430 mi Kisumu
$494
700 km or 435 mi Makamba
$481
709 km or 441 mi Muyinga
$481
717 km or 446 mi Gitega
$473
726 km or 451 mi Kalemie
$859
732 km or 455 mi Meru
$422
745 km or 463 mi Mumias
$443
754 km or 469 mi Eldoret
$445
756 km or 470 mi Ngozi
$481
776 km or 482 mi Bujumbura
$513
779 km or 484 mi Butare
$578
787 km or 489 mi Bubanza
$482
790 km or 491 mi Entebbe
$516
791 km or 492 mi Kigali
$677
791 km or 492 mi Tororo
$491
794 km or 493 mi Nyanza
$584
794 km or 493 mi Jinja
$405
798 km or 496 mi Uvira
$911
810 km or 503 mi Kampala
$637
816 km or 507 mi Kira Town
$486