General information about Chicago
Country United States
Region Illinois IL
Region 2Cook County 031
Population 2,695,598
Visitors 2,080,000/Year
Time Zone America/Chicago
Cost of living in Chicago
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 504 859
Food 285 519
Transportation 80 175
Communications and utilities 97 107
Clothing 22 79
Sports and leisure 32 117
Total 1,020 1,856
Accommodation in Chicago USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 510
Shared room in city centre 868
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 861
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,359
Coordinates of Chicago
Time Zone America/Chicago
GMT -6
Latitude 41.850030000
Longitude -87.650050000
Elevation 179 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Chicago

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 15 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 65 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 5 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 2 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 11 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 15 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 12 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 100 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 25 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,000 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 56 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 21 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 12 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 48 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 39 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 80 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 103 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,699 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 1,076 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 3,255 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,911 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 129 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 52 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,335 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,813 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,421 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Chicago

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 37 33 26 20 19 21 28 32 36 40 40 38 40
Average high °C 24 17 10 2 0 2 8 14 20 25 29 28 15
Average temperature °C 20 13 6 -1 -3 -1 4 10 15 21 25 24 11
Average low °C 16 10 3 -4 -7 -5 -1 6 11 17 21 20 7
Record low °C 0 -4 -17 -28 -31 -28 -17 -10 0 4 10 9 -31
Rain Days 9 9 10 11 10 9 12 12 12 11 9 9 123
Snow Days 0 0 2 7 8 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 27
Fog Days 11 11 12 13 12 11 12 10 10 8 9 12 131
Thunderstorms Days 4 2 1 1 0 0 2 4 5 6 6 6 37
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 2 15 22 23 10 1 0 0 0 6 78
Average precipitation Mm. 79 74 81 66 58 51 71 86 104 104 97 97 968
Relative humidity % 65 65 68 73 73 69 66 62 64 66 65 68 67
Relative humidity morning % 85 82 81 80 77 78 79 77 77 78 82 85 80
Relative humidity evening % 55 53 62 68 66 63 59 53 51 52 54 55 58
Wind speed Km/h 14 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 16 14 14 13 16
Day Length Hours 13 12 10 10 10 11 13 14 15 16 15 14 13
Dew point °C 12 6 -0 -6 -8 -7 -2 2 8 14 17 17 51
Growing degree-day °C 534 219 30 1 0 2 13 100 307 585 819 776 3386
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 15 11 7 6 6 9 13 17 20 22 22 19 14
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Chicago - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
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

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