General information about Chicago
CountryUnited States
Region Illinois IL
Region 2Cook County 031
Population2,695,598
Visitors2,080,000/year
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Cost of living in Chicago, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 504 859
Food 285 519
Transportation 80 175
Communications and utilities 97 107
Clothing 22 79
Sports and leisure 32 117
Accommodation in Chicago, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre510
Shared room in city centre868
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre861
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,359
Coordinates of Chicago
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
GMT -6
Latitude41.850030000
Longitude-87.650050000
Elevation179 m.
Location on map - Chicago

Cost of living and prices in Chicago

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 15.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 65.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7.5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 5.0 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3.9 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.8 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2.7 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.8 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.8 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 3.1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.5 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 5.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4.3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 10.8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10.4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4.0 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 4.4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 15.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 12.0 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2.3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 100.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 24.5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.7 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,000.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 56.4 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 21.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 12.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 48.2 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38.7 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 80.3 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 103.0 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,699.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 1,075.7 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 3,254.6 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,910.7 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 128.7 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 52.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,334.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,813.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,420.6 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Chicago

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C37332620192128323640403840
Average high°C2417102028142025292815
Average temperature°C20136-1-3-14101521252411
Average low°C16103-4-7-5-16111721207
Record low°C0-4-17-28-31-28-17-1004109-31
RainDays9910111091212121199123
SnowDays00278641000027
FogDays1111121312111210108912131
ThunderstormsDays42110024566637
SnowfallCm.002152223101000678
Average precipitationMm.79748166585171861041049797968
Relative humidity%65656873736966626466656867
Relative humidity morning%85828180777879777778828580
Relative humidity evening%55536268666359535152545558
Wind speedKm/h14161717181818181614141316
Day LengthHours13121010101113141516151413
Dew point°C126-0-6-8-7-22814171751
Growing degree-day°C53421930102131003075858197763386
Solar radiation, globalMj/m21511766913172022221914
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Chicago - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountryType
7 kmChicago Midway International AirportChicagoL
16 kmChicago O'Hare International AirportChicagoL
20 kmGary Chicago International AirportGaryM
22 kmChicago Executive AirportChicago/Prospect Heights/WheelingM
31 kmDupage AirportChicago/West ChicagoM
43 kmPorter County Municipal AirportValparaisoM
53 kmKenosha Regional AirportKenoshaM
55 kmGreater Kankakee AirportKankakeeM
69 kmSouth Bend Regional AirportSouth BendL
77 kmGeneral Mitchell International AirportMilwaukeeL

Cities close to Chicago

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618 km United StatesNew YorkNew York City8,175,1331,461 USD6.58.06.7
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738 km United StatesMassachusettsBoston617,5941,192 USD8.27.47.9
577 km United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia1,526,006965 USD7.27.95.2
510 km United StatesGeorgiaAtlanta420,003830 USD7.68.74.7
1,502 km United StatesCaliforniaSan Diego1,307,4021,098 USD8.99.77.7
816 km United StatesTexasHouston2,099,451825 USD7.77.84.9
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