Houston vs. Chicago

Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois have some differences, including:


Houston vs. Chicago, Houston is the fourth most populated city in the United States, with a population of 2,302,878 in 2022, while Chicago has a population density of 4,447 people per square kilometer

Cost of living

Chicago is 18.8% more expensive than Houston, but the two cities don’t differ much in most categories. Chicago’s average tuition for international primary schools is more than double that of Houston


Chicago has an average minimum temperature that is 11.3 °C lower than Houston, while Houston has an average maximum temperature that is 11.4 °C higher

Unemployment rate

Houston has a 6.3% lower unemployment rate than Chicago