9 Things to know before moving to Chicago

1. Cost of living in Chicago is 23% higher than the national average so it is expensive to live

2. There are 77 different communities in 9 districts in Chicago

3. Renting or even buying a home is quite easy in Chicago as a metro fact 3.1 million homes are present

4. There are 36 different fortune 500 companies present in Chicago so you can get diverse job opportunities

5. Even though there is public transportation available it is better to have your own car for transportation and convenience

6. People living in Chicago can expect hot summers and cold winters and there are strong winds it is also called a windy City

7. Unfortunately the crime rate in Chicago is 164% higher than the national average which is very high

8. You can find amazing food and restaurants to eat in Chicago deep dish pizza hot dogs barbecue beef sandwiches and popcorn etc

9. There is Lake Michigan so you can enjoy water sports activities as well without having ocean