Chicago vs Kumasi - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Kumasi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$555
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1550
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$528
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$71.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$438
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
100
36
😀 Quality of life
95
42
🏙️ Population
2.75M
3.35M

The cost of living in Chicago is 330% more expensive than in Kumasi. Cities ranked 203rd and 7767th ($2384 vs $555) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 3rd in the United States and Ghana, respectively. Check the United States vs Ghana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.8 months in Kumasi. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Kumasi ranked 3rd in Ghana, while ranked 17th and 6900th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Kumasi

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Chicago Kumasi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$6.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$0.71
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$0.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$148
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$118
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$628
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$387
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$38.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$59.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$33.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
13.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$189
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$5587
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$22.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$5.67
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$4.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$2.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$4.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$1.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$8.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$2.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$0.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$0.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$13.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$3.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$10.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$27.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$69.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$2360

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Cities near Chicago

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 Kumasi

Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Obuasi
$571
163 km or 101 mi Koforidua
$462
197 km or 122 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
198 km or 123 mi Accra
$671
206 km or 128 mi Ashaiman
$485
208 km or 129 mi Abengourou
$766
210 km or 130 mi Tema
$524
231 km or 143 mi Ho
$446
237 km or 147 mi Hohoe
$538
249 km or 155 mi Kpalime
$568
286 km or 178 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
299 km or 186 mi Agboville
$767
306 km or 190 mi Abidjan
$860
314 km or 195 mi Tamale
$508
317 km or 197 mi Atakpame
$568
320 km or 199 mi Lome
$607
341 km or 212 mi Dabou
$761
355 km or 221 mi Sotouboua
$567
393 km or 244 mi Bouake
$805
396 km or 246 mi Sokode
$574
402 km or 250 mi Abomey
$560
404 km or 251 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
424 km or 263 mi Divo
$772
444 km or 276 mi Kara
$569
447 km or 278 mi Cotonou
$681
468 km or 291 mi Porto-Novo
$593
477 km or 296 mi Save
$559
481 km or 299 mi Gagnoa
$775
494 km or 307 mi Leo
$592
539 km or 335 mi Korhogo
$778
551 km or 342 mi Abeokuta
$1274
555 km or 345 mi Lagos
$1417
557 km or 346 mi Manga
$593
580 km or 360 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
616 km or 383 mi Ibadan
$941
624 km or 388 mi Koudougou
$566
625 km or 389 mi Oyo
$646
631 km or 392 mi Ouagadougou
$701
635 km or 395 mi Fada N'gourma
$592
674 km or 419 mi Dedougou
$593