Chicago vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Lisbon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1263
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2845
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$778
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$1290
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1065
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
100
89
😀 Quality of life
95
81
🏙️ Population
2.75M
546K

The cost of living in Chicago is 89% more expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 203rd and 3287th ($2384 vs $1263) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 2nd in the United States and Portugal, respectively. Check the United States vs Portugal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.8 months in Lisbon. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Lisbon ranked 2nd in Portugal, while ranked 17th and 292nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Lisbon

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Chicago Lisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$8.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$884
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$609
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$1538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$1032
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$80.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
2.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$5330
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$2920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$9.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$4.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$58
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$89.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$414
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$9125

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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 Lisbon

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Almada
$1014
6.9 km or 4.3 mi Amadora
$1050
8.8 km or 5.5 mi Queluz
$1081
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Odivelas
$1049
10 km or 6.3 mi Barreiro
$1112
11 km or 6.7 mi Amora
$1083
12 km or 7.3 mi Seixal
$756
12 km or 7.4 mi Oeiras
$1323
13 km or 8 mi Agualva-Cacem
$942
13 km or 8.1 mi Loures
$960
17 km or 10 mi Montijo
$955
18 km or 11 mi Moita
$945
18 km or 11 mi Algueirao-Mem Martins
$943
21 km or 13 mi Sintra
$990
22 km or 14 mi Cascais
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Mafra
$947
29 km or 18 mi Palmela
$943
30 km or 19 mi Vila Franca de Xira
$752
31 km or 19 mi Sesimbra
$933
32 km or 20 mi Setubal
$1059
39 km or 24 mi Alenquer
$939
42 km or 26 mi Torres Vedras
$1129
42 km or 26 mi Benavente
$941
47 km or 29 mi Azambuja
$939
47 km or 29 mi Salvaterra de Magos
$941
58 km or 36 mi Cartaxo
$937
61 km or 38 mi Lourinha
$939
71 km or 44 mi Santarem
$842
72 km or 45 mi Almeirim
$943
73 km or 45 mi Peniche
$967
77 km or 48 mi Caldas da Rainha
$1004
90 km or 56 mi Santiago do Cacem
$941
94 km or 58 mi Alcobaca
$942
101 km or 63 mi Torres Novas
$939
103 km or 64 mi Porto de Mos
$940
111 km or 69 mi Evora
$937
115 km or 72 mi Ourem
$949
117 km or 72 mi Marinha Grande
$943
118 km or 73 mi Tomar
$946
118 km or 73 mi Abrantes
$961