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Cost of Living in Chicago, IL

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Chicago, IL?

Chicago, IL Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $1.6K $1.6K $1.6K $1.6K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $4.6K $4.6K $4.7K $4.6K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $2.3K $2.1K $2.3K $2K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $5.9K $5.3K $5.9K $5.1K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Chicago during rush hour?

Cicero 21 minutes
Oak Park 21 minutes
Forest Park 24 minutes
Maywood 26 minutes
Berwyn 26 minutes
Broadview 27 minutes
River Forest 29 minutes
Lyons 30 minutes
Riverside 30 minutes
Blue Island 32 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Chicago, IL?

Chicago, IL Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.884285 0.388266 0.551403 0.401662 0.364835

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