Chicago is / Chicago (Chicago, United States) has 2,695,598 inhabitants, and a size (surface area) of 234.00 km². It is near Detroit. The Vore provides the cost of living in Chicago, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Center map
Minimum wage (Year)$15,080
Income per capita (GDP - PPP)$57,233
Average salary (Month)$3424.87

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at Timothy O'Toole's Pub & Three Dots and a Dash or go clubbing in Chicago? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at a local shop? The alcohol price level is rated /100. The Vore provides Chicago's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age
Legal smoking ageN/A
Price pack of cigarettes$12.10
Local beer brands
Price of coffee$4.05


Price of local beer (0,5L)$5.10

Most popular pubs/bars in Chicago

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Most popular clubs in Chicago

Price of a cocktail$

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Where to buy alcohol in Chicago? Supermarkets & Liquor stores

Price of supermarket beer (0.5L)$1.57
Price of local wine (bottle)$15.20

No supermarkets/liquor stores listed.

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Chicago? Or right next to Millennium Park? The real estate price level is (/100). The Vore talks Chicago's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre$1,770
Rent in cheaper area$1,100
Costs of internet$50
Costs of electricity, water and heating$130


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2)$3,120
Cheaper area apartment (per m2)$1,675
Mortgage interest rate3.95%

Chicago's Neighborhoods

Real estate agents in Chicago

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Local public transportation information & average prices

Going to take a bus in Chicago? A taxi?The public transport price level is (/100) in Chicago. The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, what to tip, and how long journeys takes!
The city is and in terms of traveling costs it's .
Average taxi priceStart price:$3.35 + $1.54(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket$2.35
Price monthly public transport pass$100.10
Gas price$0.82

Train companies in Chicago

Bus companies

Taxi companies in Chicago

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat at Bavette's Bar and Boeuf & Alinea in Chicago? Or buy food? The price level of food in Chicago is (/100). The Vore provides Chicago's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
The city is and in terms of food costs it's .
Price of budget restaurant$15.70
Price of local food restaurant$30.50
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds)$7.40
Price of bread$2.38
Price of milk$3.06

Best food places

Most popular restaurants in Chicago

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Great local market places in Chicago

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List of supermarkets in Chicago

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