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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Des Moines, IA is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Des Moines, IA is more expensive.

Overall, Des Moines, IA cost of living is 81.90.

  COST OF LIVINGDes Moines, IAUnited States
  Overall  82100
  Grocery  94.5100
  Health  85100
  Housing  61100
  Utilities  91100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  89100

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