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Chicago
Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan is the culturally-rich city of Chicago. The midwestern metropolis boasts an impressive skyline, dozens of museums and a dining scene that is consistently ranked among the best in the world. The city is known for a sprawling live blues and jazz scene, as well as its 77 unique neighborhoods. Popular Chicago destinations include The Field Museum, Navy Pier and Wrigley Field.

Public Transportation

TrainCTA ‘El’|Metra (Commuter)
BikeDivvy Bike
CarUber|Lyft|Via|SpotHero
BusCTA Bus (City)|Pace Bus (Suburbs)

Chicago at a Glance

2705000
Population
5073
Tech Companies
127925
Community Members
31
Most Expensive City

Chicago's Tech Overview

Popular Tech Industries

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Cost of Living in Chicago

Compared To:
San Francisco
Austin
Boston
Colorado
NYC
Los Angeles
Seattle
Chicago
Cost of Living
$2,038
Rent: One Bedroom
$15
Lunch
$499,733
Median Home Price
Average Tech Salary
Dev + Engineer
$119,036
Adjusted for cost of living in SF
$186,147
Design + UX
$101,611
Adjusted for cost of living in SF
$158,898
Product
$118,089
Adjusted for cost of living in SF
$184,666
Marketing
$96,254
Adjusted for cost of living in SF
$150,521
San Francisco
Cost of Living
$3,746
Rent: One Bedroom
84%
$17
Lunch
13%
$1,224,173
Median Home Price
145%
Average Tech Salary
Dev + Engineer
$144,137
Design + UX
$135,099
Product
$154,512
Marketing
$118,311
The cost of living is 56% Higher in San Francisco

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