The cost of living in any city is tough to pin down due to all of the individual life choices we make each day.  However, there are some general studies and data that make a compelling case for choosing Las Vegas based on the cost of living.

Scroll down to find the estimated cost of living data based on people entering their real-life expenses in the cities of Las Vegas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Seattle, Atlanta, Boston, and San Francisco.  Source: www.numbeo.com

The data is pretty compelling – time to move to Las Vegas!

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Chicago, Illinois: You would need around $5,684.51 in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 17.56% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 29.19% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 52.61% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 1.61% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 33.46% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 5.69% lower than in Las Vegas, NV

Los Angeles, CA: You would need around $6,134.26 in Los Angeles, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 12.37% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 39.42% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 93.87% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 4.28% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 26.40% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 9.64% lower than in Las Vegas, NV

Minneapolis, MN: You would need around $5,032.04 in Minneapolis, MN to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 12.50% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Minneapolis, MN are 14.36% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 18.12% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 0.32% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 21.68% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Minneapolis, MN is 2.54% higher than in Las Vegas, NV

Seattle, WA: You would need around $6,250.60 in Seattle, WA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 25.50% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 42.06% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 75.40% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 8.41% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 40.84% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 10.82% higher than in Las Vegas, NV

Atlanta, GA: You would need around $5,028.64 in Atlanta, GA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Atlanta, GA are 8.25% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 14.29% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 26.44% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 13.87% lower than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 25.59% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 16.16% higher than in Las Vegas, NV

Boston, MA: You would need around $6,503.10 in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 23.22% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 47.80% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 97.28% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 3.04% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 47.83% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 6.73% lower than in Las Vegas, NV

San Francisco, CA: You would need around $8,399.96 in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with $4,400 in Las Vegas, NV.

Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 32.20% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 90.91% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 209.11% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 18.48% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 50.36% higher than in Las Vegas, NV
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 14.34% higher than in Las Vegas, NV

Source: www.numbeo.com          Assumption: based on renting in both cities          Survey Date: March 2020

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