Chicago vs Havana - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Havana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$863
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$336
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$1051
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$392
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$63.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$621
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
100
46
😀 Quality of life
95
68
🏙️ Population
2.75M
2.14M

The cost of living in Chicago is 176% more expensive than in Havana. Cities ranked 203rd and 5856th ($2384 vs $863) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 25th in the United States and Cuba, respectively. Check the United States vs Cuba comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.7 months in Havana. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Havana ranked 1st in Cuba, while ranked 17th and 3117th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Havana

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Chicago Havana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$9.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$40.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$7.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$201
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$1751
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$730
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$19.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$29.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$88.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
5.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$493
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$5.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$3.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$4.75
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$6.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$6.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$9.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$2.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$10.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$3.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$4.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$1.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$51.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$80.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$69.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$15058

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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 Havana

Distance City Cost of living
47 km or 29 mi Guines
$1198
55 km or 34 mi Artemisa
$1170
81 km or 50 mi Matanzas
$878
119 km or 74 mi Cardenas
$1193
156 km or 97 mi Colon
$1193
157 km or 97 mi Pinar del Rio
$1178
169 km or 105 mi Key West
$2772
226 km or 140 mi Cienfuegos
$1136
237 km or 147 mi Sagua La Grande
$1171
260 km or 161 mi Santa Clara
$1170
292 km or 181 mi Placetas
$1166
322 km or 200 mi Homestead
$1998
328 km or 204 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1250
337 km or 210 mi Richmond West
$1947
340 km or 211 mi Cutler Bay
$2029
345 km or 215 mi Palmetto Bay
$1940
345 km or 215 mi Kendall West
$1942
358 km or 222 mi Sweetwater
$1947
359 km or 223 mi Coral Gables
$1947
360 km or 224 mi Doral
$1945
362 km or 225 mi Bonita Springs
$1943
366 km or 227 mi Miami
$2729
366 km or 228 mi Hialeah Gardens
$1949
368 km or 229 mi Hialeah
$2224
371 km or 230 mi Estero
$1950
371 km or 230 mi Miami Lakes
$1940
373 km or 232 mi Miami Beach
$1946
377 km or 234 mi Miami Gardens
$1952
377 km or 234 mi North Miami
$1948
379 km or 236 mi Miramar
$1955
381 km or 237 mi Pembroke Pines
$2397
381 km or 237 mi North Miami Beach
$1942
385 km or 239 mi Sunny Isles Beach
$2140
385 km or 239 mi Cooper
$1946
386 km or 240 mi Weston
$2207
387 km or 240 mi Aventura
$1950
388 km or 241 mi Hallandale Beach
$1937
389 km or 242 mi Davie
$1949
389 km or 242 mi Hollywood
$2122
391 km or 243 mi Fort Myers
$2049