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Cost of Living in Des Moines, Iowa

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Cost of LivingDes Moines, IAUnited States
Overall82100
Grocery94.5100
Health85100
Housing61100
Utilities91100
Transportation98100
Miscellaneous89100

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.


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