Chicago vs Nassau - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Nassau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1851
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$5241
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$893
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$2431
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$682
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1874
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
100
10
😀 Quality of life
95
67
🏙️ Population
2.75M
274K

The cost of living in Chicago is 29% more expensive than in Nassau. Cities ranked 203rd and 1909th ($2384 vs $1851) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 1st in the United States and the Bahamas, respectively. Check the United States vs the Bahamas comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1 months in Nassau. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Nassau ranked 1st in the Bahamas, while ranked 17th and 3686th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Nassau

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Chicago Nassau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$23.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$90.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$7.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$4.88
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$5.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$2.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$942
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$633
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$2185
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$2155
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$137
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$208
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$61.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
8.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$1361
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1031
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$62.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$32.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$3.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$3.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$4.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$9.17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$9.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$5.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$6.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$4.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$1.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$3.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$17.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$3.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$7.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$5.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$4.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$83.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$13.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$97.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$70.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$380
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$8089

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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 Nassau

Distance City Cost of living
209 km or 130 mi Freeport
$1558
293 km or 182 mi Miami Beach
$1946
297 km or 184 mi Sunny Isles Beach
$2140
298 km or 185 mi Aventura
$1950
300 km or 187 mi Hallandale Beach
$1937
300 km or 187 mi Miami
$2729
300 km or 187 mi North Miami Beach
$1942
301 km or 187 mi North Miami
$1948
303 km or 189 mi Dania Beach
$1941
304 km or 189 mi Hollywood
$2122
305 km or 189 mi Coral Gables
$1947
306 km or 190 mi Fort Lauderdale
$2551
307 km or 191 mi Palmetto Bay
$1940
308 km or 191 mi Oakland Park
$1937
308 km or 192 mi Cutler Bay
$2029
309 km or 192 mi Pompano Beach
$1948
310 km or 193 mi Hialeah
$2224
310 km or 193 mi Deerfield Beach
$2512
310 km or 193 mi Miami Gardens
$1952
313 km or 194 mi Lauderdale Lakes
$1936
313 km or 194 mi Boca Raton
$3312
313 km or 194 mi Miramar
$1955
314 km or 195 mi Doral
$1945
315 km or 195 mi Miami Lakes
$1940
315 km or 196 mi Plantation
$1946
315 km or 196 mi Lauderhill
$1946
316 km or 196 mi Coconut Creek
$1942
316 km or 196 mi Hialeah Gardens
$1949
316 km or 196 mi Cooper
$1946
316 km or 196 mi Delray Beach
$2158
316 km or 196 mi Sweetwater
$1947
316 km or 197 mi Davie
$1949
317 km or 197 mi North Lauderdale
$1935
317 km or 197 mi Richmond West
$1947
317 km or 197 mi Pembroke Pines
$2397
317 km or 197 mi Margate
$1944
319 km or 198 mi Tamarac
$1943
319 km or 198 mi Boynton Beach
$2269
319 km or 198 mi Homestead
$1998
320 km or 199 mi Sunrise
$2187