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Des Moines, Iowa - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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A salary of $100,000 in Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $131,868 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Des Moines U.S. Avg. Minneapolis
Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesMinneapolis
Overall81.9108
Food94.5107.4
Housing60.6112.2
Utilities90.6102.6
Transportation98104.6
Health84.7102.8
Miscellaneous88.8107.7
100=national average

Minneapolis is 32% more expensive than Des Moines.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 85% more expensive in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

Des Moines Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals


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