Chicago vs Kocaeli - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Kocaeli
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$393
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$972
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$157
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$259
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$143
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$49.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$356
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
22 km
🎓 Higher education
100
55
😀 Quality of life
95
52
🏙️ Population
2.75M
1.95M

The cost of living in Chicago is 506% more expensive than in Kocaeli. Cities ranked 203rd and 8793rd ($2384 vs $393) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 14th in the United States and Turkey, respectively. Check the United States vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.9 months in Kocaeli. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Kocaeli ranked 15th in Turkey, while ranked 17th and 6099th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Kocaeli
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$3.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$11.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$2.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$1.4
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$146
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$114
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$237
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$197
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$47
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$6.91
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
20.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$1176
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$687
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$12.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$3.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$4.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$3.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$8.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$0.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$6.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$1.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$1.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$1.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$0.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$0.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$2.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$46.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$154
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$3183

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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 Kocaeli

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Izmit
$204
13 km or 8.1 mi Korfez
$321
21 km or 13 mi Golcuk
$320
22 km or 13 mi Kartepe
$318
38 km or 24 mi Gebze
$322
42 km or 26 mi Cayirova
$318
45 km or 28 mi Adapazari
$303
45 km or 28 mi Sakarya
$302
79 km or 49 mi Istanbul
$644
79 km or 49 mi Bilecik
$383
91 km or 57 mi Inegol
$328
101 km or 63 mi Bursa
$531
108 km or 67 mi Duzce
$283
131 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$354
137 km or 85 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
146 km or 90 mi Bolu
$285
159 km or 99 mi Kutahya
$324
169 km or 105 mi Kapakli
$318
170 km or 106 mi Bandirma
$287
177 km or 110 mi Corlu
$327
199 km or 124 mi Tekirdag
$292
216 km or 134 mi Balikesir
$359
220 km or 137 mi Luleburgaz
$320
223 km or 139 mi Bartin
$231
234 km or 146 mi Karabuk
$264
239 km or 148 mi Polatli
$318
240 km or 149 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
242 km or 151 mi Kirklareli
$236
245 km or 152 mi Usak
$444
268 km or 167 mi Soma
$317
271 km or 169 mi Burgas
$554
271 km or 169 mi Uzunkopru
$318
272 km or 169 mi Ankara
$470
292 km or 182 mi Edirne
$299
303 km or 188 mi Salihli
$321
304 km or 189 mi Canakkale
$322
308 km or 191 mi Varna
$627
316 km or 197 mi Cankiri
$318
321 km or 200 mi Turgutlu
$311
324 km or 201 mi Manisa
$355