Summary

Cost of living in Chicago, IL is 3% more expensive than Honolulu, HI according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,072
$3,173
Cost of Living
$3,459
$4,209
Average Salary
$2,259
$2,451
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,738.39
$1,885.34
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,513.57
$1,238.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,372.48
$3,750.06
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,842.29
$2,082.83

Salaries And Financing

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,459.84
$4,209.88
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.45
%4.44

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$245.46
$138.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.1
$0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$59.7
$66.83

Markets

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.69
$0.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$4.64
$2.78
Eggs (regular) (12)
$4.53
$2.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.38
$10.97
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.44
$2.45
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.5
$13.09
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.61
$1.89
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.08
$2.2
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$10.09
$12.63
Apples (1kg)
$5.02
$4.8
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.71
$9.51
Oranges (1kg)
$5.39
$4.23
Potato (1kg)
$3.69
$2.93
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.66
$1.46
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.06
$5.1
Tomato (1kg)
$5.25
$4.09
Banana (1kg)
$3.22
$1.71
Onion (1kg)
$4.21
$2.42
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$14.77
$12.56

Transportation

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.67
$2.42
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$70
$103.66
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.93
$0.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$25,166.67
$21,970
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.49
$3.38
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.13
$1.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$35.5
$24.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,763.63
$20,719.08

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$48.02
$51.39
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$45.7
$44.06
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$89.58
$83.84
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$119.89
$121.85

Restaurants

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.33
$17.17
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$72.08
$64.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.88
$7.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.6
$5.17
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.8
$6.5
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.18
$1.86
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.92
$1.7
Cappuccino (regular)
$5.02
$3.99

Sports And Leisure

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$52.33
$51.42
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$14
$25.02
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13
$12.67

Childcare

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,102.22
$1,167.76
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$17,447.22
$17,896.81

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Honolulu, HI
Chicago, IL
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,737.88
$3,838.39
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,761.03
$2,061.36