Chicago vs Shijiazhuang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Shijiazhuang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$576
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1596
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$193
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$355
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$71.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1025
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
100
71
😀 Quality of life
95
52
🏙️ Population
2.75M
10.6M

The cost of living in Chicago is 314% more expensive than in Shijiazhuang. Cities ranked 203rd and 7577th ($2384 vs $576) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 531st in the United States and China, respectively. Check the United States vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1.8 months in Shijiazhuang. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Shijiazhuang ranked 49th in China, while ranked 17th and 6068th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Shijiazhuang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$4.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$23.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$363
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$250
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$47.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$71.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$10.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
5.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$2666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1938
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$15
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$4.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$0.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$5.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$36
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$6.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$4.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$36.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$73.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$348
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$9738

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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
29 km or 18 mi Gaocheng
$668
37 km or 23 mi Xinle
$657
46 km or 29 mi Jinzhou
$659
63 km or 39 mi Xinji
$662
67 km or 42 mi Dingzhou
$680
82 km or 51 mi Anguo
$651
84 km or 52 mi Yangquan
$685
92 km or 57 mi Shenzhou
$662
108 km or 67 mi Nangong
$658
109 km or 67 mi Xingtai
$738
109 km or 68 mi Jizhou
$649
109 km or 68 mi Hengshui
$814
125 km or 78 mi Baoding
$512
131 km or 82 mi Shahe
$657
145 km or 90 mi Hejian
$669
153 km or 95 mi Wu'an
$671
157 km or 98 mi Renqiu
$670
159 km or 99 mi Handan
$796
161 km or 100 mi Xinzhou
$719
170 km or 105 mi Linqing
$668
172 km or 107 mi Dezhou
$744
173 km or 108 mi Taiyuan
$525
174 km or 108 mi Yuanping
$655
181 km or 112 mi Botou
$660
185 km or 115 mi Gaobeidian
$663
203 km or 126 mi Bazhou
$661
206 km or 128 mi Gujiao
$641
206 km or 128 mi Zhuozhou
$651
206 km or 128 mi Cangzhou
$758
217 km or 135 mi Anyang
$678
220 km or 137 mi Liaocheng
$728
225 km or 140 mi Yucheng
$659
228 km or 142 mi Linzhou
$677
231 km or 144 mi Shuozhou
$694
232 km or 144 mi Huairen
$647
240 km or 149 mi Laoling
$665
240 km or 149 mi Changzhi
$848
249 km or 155 mi Huanghua
$659
251 km or 156 mi Datong
$794
251 km or 156 mi Langfang
$726