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Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Moines, Iowa - Minot, North Dakota

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A salary of $62,000 in Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $79,018 in Minot, North Dakota

Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesMinot
Overall82.7105.4
Food92.899.3
Housing64.3113.6
Utilities87.574.8
Transportation95.699.5
Health87106.9
Miscellaneous89.8108.3
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Minot is 27% more expensive than Des Moines.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 76% more expensive in Minot.



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