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Cost of Living Comparison:
West Des Moines, Iowa - Albany, New York

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A salary of $90,000 in West Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $94,995 in Albany, New York

Cost of Living IndexesWest Des MoinesAlbany
Overall95.5100.8
Food92.8103.1
Housing104.386.4
Utilities87.595.8
Transportation95.6110.6
Health87100.4
Miscellaneous89.8113
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Albany is 6% more expensive than West Des Moines.
Miscellaneous is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Miscellaneous is 25% more expensive in Albany.

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