The cost of living index of Chicago Metro Area (IL-IN-WI) was 103 for all in 2017. The cost of living index of New York Metro Area (NY-NJ-PA) was 122 for all in 2017.
Cost of Living
Overall Cost of Living
Cost of Goods
Cost of Rents
The cost of living index measures the difference in the price levels of goods and services across regions. The average cost of living index in the U.S. is 100, with higher values corresponding to costlier goods and services. Data is available for U.S. states and metropolitan areas.