Chicago vs Victoria - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Victoria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1387
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$3294
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$766
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$1474
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$468
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$61.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$579
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
100
7
😀 Quality of life
95
58
🏙️ Population
2.75M
26.5K

The cost of living in Chicago is 72% more expensive than in Victoria. Cities ranked 203rd and 2975th ($2384 vs $1387) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 1st in the United States and the Seychelles, respectively. Check the United States vs the Seychelles comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.4 months in Victoria. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Victoria ranked 1st in the Seychelles, while ranked 17th and 5526th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Victoria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$57.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$3.94
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$4.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$890
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$555
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$1857
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$1171
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$39.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$61.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$104
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
16.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$1131
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1277
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$22.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$31
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$2.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$25.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$5.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$5.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.69
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$3.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$9.46
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$10.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$9.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$7.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$2.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$65.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$5.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$26.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$58.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$91.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$340
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$4030

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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 Victoria

Distance City Cost of living
1346 km or 836 mi Mogadishu
$828
1443 km or 897 mi Mamoudzou
$1247
1470 km or 914 mi Domoni
$501
1556 km or 967 mi Moroni
$505
1569 km or 975 mi Baidoa
$561
1642 km or 1020 mi Toamasina
$512
1709 km or 1062 mi Malindi
$350
1730 km or 1075 mi Goodlands
$561
1730 km or 1075 mi Triolet
$565
1742 km or 1083 mi Port Louis
$672
1749 km or 1087 mi Centre de Flacq
$589
1751 km or 1088 mi Quatre Bornes
$622
1752 km or 1088 mi Bambous
$609
1752 km or 1088 mi Mombasa
$599
1759 km or 1093 mi Curepipe
$604
1771 km or 1100 mi Mahebourg
$635
1805 km or 1122 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
1807 km or 1123 mi Zanzibar
$854
1808 km or 1123 mi Saint-Denis
$1281
1808 km or 1123 mi Stone Town
$636
1810 km or 1124 mi Antananarivo
$671
1811 km or 1125 mi Sainte-Suzanne
$1189
1813 km or 1126 mi Tanga
$599
1813 km or 1126 mi La Possession
$1150
1814 km or 1127 mi Le Port
$1148
1817 km or 1129 mi Saint-Andre
$1192
1822 km or 1132 mi Saint-Paul
$1150
1825 km or 1134 mi Saint-Benoit
$1244
1840 km or 1143 mi Saint-Leu
$1193
1852 km or 1151 mi Le Tampon
$1150
1859 km or 1155 mi Saint-Pierre
$1158
1863 km or 1158 mi Saint-Joseph
$1189
1881 km or 1169 mi Pemba
$1175
1925 km or 1196 mi Antsirabe
$381
1953 km or 1214 mi Nacala
$1029
1983 km or 1232 mi Morogoro
$653
2014 km or 1252 mi Moshi
$675
2021 km or 1256 mi Hargeisa
$788
2045 km or 1271 mi Meru
$422
2049 km or 1273 mi Machakos
$384