Chicago vs Kitakyushu - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Kitakyushu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2639
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$417
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$722
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$365
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$2519
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
100
69
😀 Quality of life
95
75
🏙️ Population
2.75M
935K

The cost of living in Chicago is 127% more expensive than in Kitakyushu. Cities ranked 203rd and 4439th ($2384 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 93rd in the United States and Japan, respectively. Check the United States vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 2.4 months in Kitakyushu. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Kitakyushu ranked 180th in Japan, while ranked 17th and 742nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Kitakyushu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$6.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$462
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$213
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$714
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$444
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$29.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
1.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$4197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$2545
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$68.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$25.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$4.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$8.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$3.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$51.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$6.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$47.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$11778

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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 Kitakyushu

Distance City Cost of living
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Shimonoseki
$1154
15 km or 9.3 mi Kanda
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Mizumaki
$1019
18 km or 11 mi Nakama
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yukuhashi
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Nogata
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Fukuchi
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Okagaki
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Miyawaka
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Tagawa
$1022
31 km or 19 mi San'yo-Onoda
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Iizuka
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Munakata
$1024
38 km or 24 mi Buzen
$1018
38 km or 24 mi Fukutsu
$1023
39 km or 24 mi Kama
$1022
40 km or 25 mi Ube
$1035
42 km or 26 mi Koga
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Nakatsu
$1023
43 km or 27 mi Mine
$1020
44 km or 27 mi Sasaguri
$1018
44 km or 28 mi Shingu
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Sue
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Kasuya
$1022
49 km or 31 mi Umi
$1021
49 km or 31 mi Shime
$1022
53 km or 33 mi Dazaifu
$1025
54 km or 33 mi Onojo
$1022
54 km or 34 mi Chikuzen
$1021
55 km or 34 mi Kasuga
$1025
55 km or 34 mi Chikushino
$1027
55 km or 34 mi Asakura
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Fukuoka
$1234
58 km or 36 mi Usa
$1020
60 km or 37 mi Nakagawa
$1024
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
61 km or 38 mi Nagato
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Ogori
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Bungotakada
$1020