Chicago vs Namyangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Namyangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$970
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2577
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$401
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$795
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$401
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$82.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1793
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
23 km
🎓 Higher education
100
98
😀 Quality of life
95
73
🏙️ Population
2.75M
713K

The cost of living in Chicago is 146% more expensive than in Namyangju. Cities ranked 203rd and 5453rd ($2384 vs $970) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 20th in the United States and South Korea, respectively. Check the United States vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1.8 months in Namyangju. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Namyangju ranked 12th in South Korea, while ranked 17th and 1235th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Namyangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$5.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$28.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$4.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$2.74
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$3.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$382
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$293
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$797
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$636
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$68.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$6675
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$3983
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$9.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$2.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$3.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$13.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$7.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$27.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$5.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$3.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$4.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$3.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$4.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$4.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$40
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$8.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$7.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$71.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$323
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$17390

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
7.8 km or 4.9 mi Guri
$906
11 km or 6.7 mi Hanam
$906
20 km or 12 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 12 mi Uijeongbu
$998
22 km or 14 mi Yangju
$912
23 km or 14 mi Seongnam
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Gwangju
$927
26 km or 16 mi Siheung
$945
29 km or 18 mi Pocheon
$906
30 km or 19 mi Gwacheon
$897
33 km or 21 mi Goyang
$1002
33 km or 21 mi Dongducheon
$911
35 km or 22 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
37 km or 23 mi Anyang
$1102
38 km or 24 mi Gunpo
$975
39 km or 24 mi Uiwang
$901
41 km or 25 mi Bucheon
$1121
41 km or 26 mi Paju
$941
43 km or 27 mi Suwon
$977
44 km or 27 mi Gimpo
$979
45 km or 28 mi Yongin
$1049
45 km or 28 mi Icheon
$979
49 km or 31 mi Ansan
$921
53 km or 33 mi Chuncheon
$834
53 km or 33 mi Yeoju
$902
53 km or 33 mi Incheon
$1002
56 km or 35 mi Osan
$912
63 km or 39 mi Hwaseong
$965
69 km or 43 mi Kaesong
$1473
70 km or 44 mi Anseong
$912
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
72 km or 45 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
92 km or 57 mi Cheonan
$930
97 km or 61 mi Dangjin
$904
98 km or 61 mi Chungju
$1004
104 km or 65 mi Jecheon
$932
114 km or 71 mi Cheongju
$880
117 km or 72 mi Seosan
$872
128 km or 80 mi Sejong
$928
132 km or 82 mi Gongju
$939