Chicago vs Windhoek - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Windhoek
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$841
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2062
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$890
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$276
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$42
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$627
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
100
27
😀 Quality of life
95
52
🏙️ Population
2.75M
323K

The cost of living in Chicago is 184% more expensive than in Windhoek. Cities ranked 203rd and 5942nd ($2384 vs $841) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 3rd in the United States and Namibia, respectively. Check the United States vs Namibia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 0.7 months in Windhoek. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Windhoek ranked 1st in Namibia, while ranked 17th and 6038th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Windhoek
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$9.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$38.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$378
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$873
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$643
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$85.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$68.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
11.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$953
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$633
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$7.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$6.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$4.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$3.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$2.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$4.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$9.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$4045

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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

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$804
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$843
268 km or 166 mi Walvis Bay
$743
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$823
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$870
776 km or 482 mi Upington
$815
882 km or 548 mi Molepolole
$616
883 km or 548 mi Kanye
$641
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$615
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$668
940 km or 584 mi Mmabatho
$762
990 km or 615 mi Serowe
$527
999 km or 621 mi Mahalapye
$544
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$785
1032 km or 641 mi Palapye
$506
1056 km or 656 mi Livingstone
$1152
1079 km or 670 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1086 km or 675 mi Rustenburg
$881
1087 km or 675 mi Francistown
$544
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$1071
1112 km or 691 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1136 km or 706 mi Brits
$763
1140 km or 708 mi Welkom
$708
1166 km or 724 mi Soweto
$897
1167 km or 725 mi Bloemfontein
$696
1167 km or 725 mi Kroonstad
$770
1173 km or 729 mi Randburg
$776
1178 km or 732 mi Sandton
$907
1179 km or 733 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1180 km or 733 mi Benguela
$1066
1180 km or 733 mi Pretoria
$835
1180 km or 734 mi Johannesburg
$935
1184 km or 735 mi Centurion
$734
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$728
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$1020
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$821