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Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Moines, Iowa - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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A salary of $37,000 in Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $44,516 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesPhiladelphia
Overall82.799.5
Food92.8121.2
Housing64.368.7
Utilities87.5128.7
Transportation95.6106.3
Health87100.8
Miscellaneous89.8115.7
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Philadelphia is 20% more expensive than Des Moines.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 47% more expensive in Philadelphia.

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