Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing Des Moines to Minneapolis

Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Moines, Iowa - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Change cities

A salary of $100,000 in Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $132,285 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesMinneapolis
Overall82.7109.4
Food92.8105.4
Housing64.3117.8
Utilities87.599.4
Transportation95.6102.4
Health8799.9
Miscellaneous89.8110.7
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Minneapolis is 32% more expensive than Des Moines.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 83% more expensive in Minneapolis.

Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
Weston, FloridaMiami Lakes, FloridaCompare
Fairborn, OhioLoris, South CarolinaCompare
Kansas City, MissouriWinchester, VirginiaCompare
Lakewood, WashingtonLongview, TexasCompare
South Bend, IndianaCape Coral, FloridaCompare
Chesapeake, VirginiaSt. Augustine, FloridaCompare
Port St. Lucie, FloridaHendersonville, TennesseeCompare
Watertown, New YorkBartlett, IllinoisCompare
Kansas City, MissouriWinchester, VirginiaCompare
Albany, New YorkSanta Cruz, CaliforniaCompare
Bethesda, MarylandScottsdale, ArizonaCompare
Portland, OregonSeattle, WashingtonCompare
Greenville, South CarolinaTacoma, WashingtonCompare
West Hartford, ConnecticutHerndon, VirginiaCompare
Phoenix, ArizonaHillsboro, OregonCompare
Kansas City, MissouriWinchester, VirginiaCompare
Galesburg, MichiganPalm Springs, CaliforniaCompare
Dallas, TexasCorning, New YorkCompare
Vernal, UtahBluffdale, UtahCompare
Moore, OklahomaAda, MinnesotaCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Des Moines with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Minneapolis with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island