Chicago vs Zaragoza - Cost of Living Comparison

Chicago Zaragoza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2384
$1018
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5451
$2535
🏠 One person rent
$1436
$483
🏘️ Family rent
$2255
$863
🍽️ Food expenses
$551
$339
🚐 Transport expenses
$224
$90.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4960
$1750
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
100
27
😀 Quality of life
95
76
🏙️ Population
2.75M
675K

The cost of living in Chicago is 134% more expensive than in Zaragoza. Cities ranked 203rd and 5311th ($2384 vs $1018) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 156th and 90th 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 1.7 months in Zaragoza. Chicago ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Zaragoza ranked 17th in Spain, while ranked 17th and 638th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chicago Zaragoza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$12.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
$30.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$7.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
$2.88
 Cappuccino
$4.69
$2.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.13
$1.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1620
$480
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1190
$365
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2762
$961
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
$675
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$65.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
$103
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.1
$28.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
2.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4967
$3743
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2217
$1632
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
$1.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$87
$42.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.37
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.8
$6.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$5.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.7
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.9
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.3
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$7.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
$50.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.2
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.9
$83
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.2
$75.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1663
$421
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19818
$7178

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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 Zaragoza

Distance City Cost of living
67 km or 42 mi Huesca
$860
76 km or 47 mi Tudela
$1022
126 km or 78 mi Lleida
$899
144 km or 90 mi Pamplona
$1207
158 km or 98 mi Logrono
$894
174 km or 108 mi Vinaros
$1013
187 km or 116 mi Tarragona
$1060
188 km or 117 mi Pau
$1266
193 km or 120 mi Tarbes
$1241
199 km or 123 mi Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1278
200 km or 124 mi Castellon de la Plana
$858
201 km or 125 mi Villarreal
$1027
202 km or 125 mi Irun
$1218
203 km or 126 mi Errenteria
$952
205 km or 127 mi Cuenca
$1020
206 km or 128 mi San Sebastian
$1379
207 km or 128 mi Borriana
$1026
211 km or 131 mi Zarautz
$1089
211 km or 131 mi Biarritz
$1607
215 km or 133 mi Eibar
$1026
218 km or 136 mi Andorra la Vella
$1102
222 km or 138 mi Guadalajara
$1076
223 km or 138 mi Vilanova i la Geltru
$1045
223 km or 139 mi Ordino
$1118
225 km or 140 mi Manresa
$1057
225 km or 140 mi Sagunto
$872
241 km or 149 mi Terrassa
$1153
241 km or 150 mi Requena
$1019
243 km or 151 mi Rubi
$1025
244 km or 152 mi Burgos
$930
245 km or 152 mi Alcala de Henares
$1058
246 km or 153 mi Sant Boi de Llobregat
$1018
247 km or 153 mi Valencia
$1197
247 km or 153 mi Bilbao
$1338
248 km or 154 mi Cornella de Llobregat
$1011
249 km or 155 mi Sabadell
$1269
250 km or 156 mi L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1170
254 km or 158 mi Ripollet
$1027
255 km or 159 mi Portugalete
$1026
256 km or 159 mi Torrejon de Ardoz
$1079