Chicago vs Mashhad - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Mashhad
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1710
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$349
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$714
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$39.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$275
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
100
46
😀 Quality of life
95
55
🏙️ Population
2.75M
3M

The cost of living in Chicago is 257% more expensive than in Mashhad. Cities ranked 203rd and 6874th ($2384 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 23rd 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 Mashhad. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Mashhad ranked 4th in Iran, while ranked 17th and 5832nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Mashhad
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$2.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$0.65
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$270
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$956
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$588
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$21.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$33.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$18.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
18.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$1495
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1266
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$9.98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$3.38
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$0.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$2.32
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$2.45
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$6.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$0.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$0.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$1.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$5.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$20.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$31.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$4.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$60.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$175
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$198
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$892

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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 Mashhad

Distance City Cost of living
73 km or 45 mi Nishapur
$603
120 km or 75 mi Torbat-e Heydarieh
$658
132 km or 82 mi Quchan
$658
150 km or 93 mi Torbat-e Jam
$690
157 km or 98 mi Kashmar
$658
174 km or 108 mi Sabzevar
$601
202 km or 126 mi Anau
$1224
212 km or 132 mi Ashgabat
$1123
240 km or 149 mi Bojnord
$500
245 km or 152 mi Mary
$1182
304 km or 189 mi Baherden
$1223
317 km or 197 mi Herat
$383
384 km or 239 mi Birjand
$662
409 km or 254 mi Gonbad-e Kavus
$517
411 km or 255 mi Shahrud
$662
461 km or 287 mi Gorgan
$591
467 km or 290 mi Turkmenabat
$1199
551 km or 342 mi Sheberghan
$352
566 km or 351 mi Semnan
$664
572 km or 355 mi Bukhara
$374
586 km or 364 mi Sari
$529
604 km or 375 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
612 km or 380 mi Zabol
$659
614 km or 381 mi Dasoguz
$1185
615 km or 382 mi Qarshi
$410
620 km or 385 mi Babol
$424
649 km or 403 mi Amol
$603
673 km or 418 mi Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
684 km or 425 mi Lashkargah
$355
685 km or 425 mi Nukus
$390
687 km or 427 mi Yazd
$809
703 km or 437 mi Pardis
$659
710 km or 441 mi Kerman
$680
719 km or 447 mi Pakdasht
$667
726 km or 451 mi Varamin
$838
730 km or 454 mi Qarchak
$665
733 km or 456 mi Golestan
$665
737 km or 458 mi Rafsanjan
$663
738 km or 459 mi Ray
$667
739 km or 459 mi Tehran
$839