Chicago vs Yekaterinburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Yekaterinburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$797
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$1948
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$372
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$658
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$271
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$58.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1173
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
100
52
😀 Quality of life
95
65
🏙️ Population
2.75M
1.47M

The cost of living in Chicago is 199% more expensive than in Yekaterinburg. Cities ranked 203rd and 6077th ($2384 vs $797) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 28th in the United States and Russia, respectively. Check the United States vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Chicago compared to 1.5 months in Yekaterinburg. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Yekaterinburg ranked 3rd in Russia, while ranked 17th and 4244th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Yekaterinburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$7.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$28.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$4.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$2.37
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$447
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$264
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$817
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$484
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$63.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$98.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$8.74
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
12.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$2619
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1537
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$25.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$4.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$9.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$2.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$5.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$4.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$22.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$6.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$92.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$108
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$321
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$4052

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Cities near Chicago

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 Yekaterinburg

Distance City Cost of living
95 km or 59 mi Municipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
96 km or 59 mi Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
126 km or 78 mi Nizhny Tagil
$777
194 km or 120 mi Zlatoust
$712
194 km or 121 mi Chelyabinsk
$564
201 km or 125 mi Miass
$720
291 km or 181 mi Perm
$699
302 km or 188 mi Tyumen
$779
333 km or 207 mi Kurgan
$735
371 km or 231 mi Ufa
$709
396 km or 246 mi Magnitogorsk
$674
447 km or 277 mi Kostanay
$402
448 km or 278 mi Izhevsk
$595
461 km or 287 mi Sterlitamak
$852
486 km or 302 mi Salavat
$844
524 km or 326 mi Naberezhnye Chelny
$670
558 km or 346 mi Nizhnekamsk
$741
559 km or 348 mi Almetyevsk
$721
577 km or 358 mi Petropavl
$355
639 km or 397 mi Orsk
$659
666 km or 414 mi Orenburg
$682
678 km or 421 mi Kirov
$485
685 km or 426 mi Kokshetau
$448
716 km or 445 mi Kazan
$853
760 km or 473 mi Aktobe
$445
771 km or 479 mi Syktyvkar
$719
773 km or 480 mi Yoshkar-Ola
$689
780 km or 485 mi Samara
$747
798 km or 496 mi Tolyatti
$677
816 km or 507 mi Ulyanovsk
$634
821 km or 510 mi Cheboksary
$562
823 km or 511 mi Omsk
$621
865 km or 537 mi Oral
$459
872 km or 542 mi Syzran
$723
882 km or 548 mi Surgut
$849
949 km or 590 mi Nur-Sultan
$570
982 km or 610 mi Balakovo
$748
1011 km or 628 mi Saransk
$678
1014 km or 630 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1023 km or 636 mi Nizhnevartovsk
$781