Chicago vs Valencia, Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Valencia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1197
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2779
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$612
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$946
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$356
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1493
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
100
74
😀 Quality of life
95
82
🏙️ Population
2.75M
790K

The cost of living in Chicago is 99% more expensive than in Valencia, Spain. Cities ranked 203rd and 4022nd ($2384 vs $1197) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 20th in the United States and Spain, respectively. Check the United States vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1.2 months in Valencia, Spain. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Valencia, Spain ranked 4th in Spain, while ranked 17th and 271st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chicago vs Valencia, Spain

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Chicago Valencia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$39.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$3.15
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$630
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$463
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$1095
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$708
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$84.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$130
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$31.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
2.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$3025
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1563
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$36.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$5.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$5.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$9.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$36.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$8.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$73.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$18.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$72.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$74.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$436
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$7411

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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 Valencia, Spain

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Sagunto
$872
36 km or 22 mi Alzira
$1009
53 km or 33 mi Borriana
$1026
57 km or 36 mi Villarreal
$1027
58 km or 36 mi Gandia
$921
62 km or 39 mi Requena
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Castellon de la Plana
$858
74 km or 46 mi Ontinyent
$972
81 km or 50 mi Denia
$1003
98 km or 61 mi Calp
$1010
102 km or 63 mi Villena
$1024
106 km or 66 mi Benidorm
$1003
114 km or 71 mi Yecla
$984
116 km or 72 mi Elda
$1027
125 km or 78 mi Novelda
$990
125 km or 78 mi Alicante
$999
132 km or 82 mi Vinaros
$1013
136 km or 85 mi Elche
$886
137 km or 85 mi Jumilla
$1025
138 km or 86 mi Albacete
$914
165 km or 102 mi Cuenca
$1020
168 km or 104 mi Ibiza
$1808
168 km or 104 mi Torrevieja
$992
177 km or 110 mi Murcia
$970
193 km or 120 mi Villarrobledo
$1026
199 km or 123 mi Caravaca de la Cruz
$1022
214 km or 133 mi Cartagena
$852
223 km or 139 mi Mazarron
$996
229 km or 142 mi Lorca
$1030
229 km or 143 mi Tarragona
$1060
247 km or 153 mi Zaragoza
$1018
254 km or 158 mi Lleida
$899
260 km or 161 mi Palma de Mallorca
$1326
264 km or 164 mi Vilanova i la Geltru
$1045
271 km or 168 mi Guadalajara
$1076
279 km or 173 mi Alcala de Henares
$1058
287 km or 178 mi Torrejon de Ardoz
$1079
292 km or 181 mi Coslada
$991
292 km or 182 mi Sant Boi de Llobregat
$1018
295 km or 183 mi Cornella de Llobregat
$1011