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Can Chicago be considered as a MCOL or HCOL city? What would Austin,Texas be?

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Chicago is only MCOL if you don’t live in NYC or SF… that’s not reality

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Still great value for what your getting city wise (besides shit winters).

I would consider any major metro area like Chicago,NYC or SF to be HCOL.

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Austin is getting pretty HCOL. It's pretty much SF now.

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MCOL

It's an MCOL for sure.

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