Chicago vs Sapporo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Sapporo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1140
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$705
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$402
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1940
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
100
75
😀 Quality of life
95
76
🏙️ Population
2.75M
1.96M

The cost of living in Chicago is 109% more expensive than in Sapporo. Cities ranked 203rd and 4190th ($2384 vs $1140) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 33rd in the United States and Japan, respectively. Check the United States vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1.7 months in Sapporo. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Sapporo ranked 139th in Japan, while ranked 17th and 624th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Sapporo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$6.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$27.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$4.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$3.38
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$352
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$432
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$46.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$3020
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$2205
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$6.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$22.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$4.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$3.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$8.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$3.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$8.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$3.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$49.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$22.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$60
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$298
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$11140

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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 Sapporo

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.4 mi Ishikari
$1020
15 km or 9.6 mi Ebetsu
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Kitahiroshima
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Eniwa
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Otaru
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Chitose
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Iwamizawa
$1025
50 km or 31 mi Bibai
$1020
52 km or 32 mi Tomakomai
$1036
71 km or 44 mi Takikawa
$1022
75 km or 47 mi Noboribetsu
$1026
77 km or 48 mi Date
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Muroran
$1024
89 km or 55 mi Furano
$1022
93 km or 58 mi Fukagawa
$1022
100 km or 62 mi Rumoi
$1022
113 km or 70 mi Asahikawa
$1030
115 km or 72 mi Shinhidaka
$1020
141 km or 87 mi Nanae
$1020
149 km or 93 mi Hokuto
$1020
150 km or 93 mi Otofuke
$1022
151 km or 94 mi Obihiro
$1037
152 km or 95 mi Hakodate
$1060
164 km or 102 mi Makubetsu
$1019
169 km or 105 mi Nayoro
$1023
197 km or 123 mi Mutsu
$1024
216 km or 134 mi Monbetsu
$1019
220 km or 137 mi Kushiro
$1037
221 km or 137 mi Kitami
$1024
254 km or 158 mi Aomori
$1152
258 km or 160 mi Abashiri
$1024
261 km or 162 mi Wakkanai
$1021
262 km or 163 mi Goshogawara
$1021
263 km or 164 mi Tsugaru
$1024
265 km or 164 mi Misawa
$1021
273 km or 169 mi Towada
$1022
274 km or 170 mi Oirase
$1021
276 km or 172 mi Kuroishi
$1023
283 km or 176 mi Hirakawa
$1021
283 km or 176 mi Hirosaki
$1079