Chicago vs Recife - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Recife
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$653
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1640
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$274
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$446
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$93
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$414
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
100
54
😀 Quality of life
95
58
🏙️ Population
2.75M
1.65M

The cost of living in Chicago is 265% more expensive than in Recife. Cities ranked 203rd and 7105th ($2384 vs $653) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 31st in the United States and Brazil, respectively. Check the United States vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.6 months in Recife. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Recife ranked 8th in Brazil, while ranked 17th and 5410th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Recife

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Chicago Recife
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$4.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$1.45
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$274
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$168
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$289
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$68.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$16.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
8.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$1792
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1461
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.79
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$41.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$6.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$6.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$3.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$8.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$7.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$2.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$4.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$17.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$5.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$37.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$7.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$62.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$323
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$7005

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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 Recife

Distance City Cost of living
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Olinda
$523
12 km or 7.2 mi Camaragibe
$500
13 km or 7.8 mi Paulista
$464
16 km or 10 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
31 km or 19 mi Cabo de Santo Agostinho
$565
47 km or 29 mi Carpina
$554
56 km or 35 mi Goiana
$697
108 km or 67 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
123 km or 77 mi Caruaru
$444
143 km or 89 mi Campina Grande
$537
191 km or 119 mi Rio Largo
$554
200 km or 124 mi Garanhuns
$572
202 km or 126 mi Maceio
$564
243 km or 151 mi Arcoverde
$571
244 km or 152 mi Palmeira dos Indios
$555
254 km or 158 mi Natal
$586
271 km or 168 mi Arapiraca
$511
288 km or 179 mi Patos
$555
302 km or 188 mi Caico
$555
311 km or 193 mi Penedo
$555
397 km or 247 mi Paulo Afonso
$556
397 km or 247 mi Aracaju
$523
419 km or 260 mi Mossoro
$423
454 km or 282 mi Estancia
$553
467 km or 290 mi Salgueiro
$553
476 km or 296 mi Ico
$556
487 km or 302 mi Russas
$554
498 km or 309 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
503 km or 312 mi Aracati
$552
507 km or 315 mi Crato
$536
523 km or 325 mi Iguatu
$552
571 km or 355 mi Quixada
$555
597 km or 371 mi Alagoinhas
$558
605 km or 376 mi Serrinha
$554
628 km or 390 mi Fortaleza
$565
636 km or 395 mi Petrolina
$599
636 km or 395 mi Juazeiro
$548
636 km or 395 mi Caucaia
$433
639 km or 397 mi Caninde
$556
641 km or 398 mi Senhor do Bonfim
$554