Chicago vs Isfahan - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Isfahan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$605
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1673
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$802
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$147
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$52
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$258
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
100
65
😀 Quality of life
95
51
🏙️ Population
2.75M
1.96M

The cost of living in Chicago is 294% more expensive than in Isfahan. Cities ranked 203rd and 7424th ($2384 vs $605) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 83rd in the United States and Iran, respectively. Check the United States vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.4 months in Isfahan. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Isfahan ranked 5th in Iran, while ranked 17th and 6105th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Isfahan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$3.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$0.9
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$1071
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$20.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$31
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$19.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
20.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$2915
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$839
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$2.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$2.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$0.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$1.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$4.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$25.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$3.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$30.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$6.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$30.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$160
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$72.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$1458

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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 Isfahan

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
27 km or 17 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
28 km or 18 mi Najafabad
$551
73 km or 45 mi Shahreza
$660
83 km or 52 mi Shahr-e Kord
$624
150 km or 93 mi Kashan
$600
191 km or 119 mi Izeh
$657
220 km or 137 mi Yasuj
$611
234 km or 146 mi Qom
$993
236 km or 147 mi Masjed Soleyman
$623
243 km or 151 mi Arak
$567
259 km or 161 mi Dorud
$658
265 km or 165 mi Behbahan
$660
267 km or 166 mi Yazd
$809
272 km or 169 mi Shushtar
$659
291 km or 181 mi Saveh
$666
292 km or 181 mi Varamin
$838
305 km or 189 mi Borujerd
$631
307 km or 191 mi Dezful
$569
311 km or 193 mi Qarchak
$665
312 km or 194 mi Andimeshk
$580
315 km or 196 mi Pakdasht
$667
319 km or 198 mi Ahvaz
$490
320 km or 199 mi Robat Karim
$657
322 km or 200 mi Malayer
$412
322 km or 200 mi Khorramabad
$639
324 km or 201 mi Eslamshahr
$588
326 km or 203 mi Marvdasht
$659
328 km or 204 mi Nasimshahr
$665
328 km or 204 mi Ray
$667
329 km or 205 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
337 km or 209 mi Kazerun
$656
340 km or 211 mi Shahriar
$669
341 km or 212 mi Tehran
$839
342 km or 212 mi Malard
$670
344 km or 214 mi Pardis
$659
345 km or 215 mi Andisheh
$657
346 km or 215 mi Qods
$668
348 km or 216 mi Shiraz
$724
348 km or 216 mi Fardis
$663