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

Mason City, Iowa cost of living is 79.70.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGMason City, IowaUnited States
  Overall  80100
  Grocery  93.7100
  Health  95100
  Housing  50100
  Utilities  97100
  Transportation  93100
  Miscellaneous  94100

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Looking to Relocate to Mason City??

I am from the area originally and have lived several places. I recently moved back from Arizona. I moved back to help with my elderly parents. If I did not have... (Read More)



Hell would be nicer!!!

Where to begin?? Murder,arson,abductions,beastialty,gang killings,meth labs,pantie thiefs. High utility bills, no jobs, corrupt police, evil judges, minus 40 below wind... (Read More)



Isolation & Bad Weather

Unless you have a tie to Mason City, such as family, don't even consider this desolate town. The population is declining rapidly for a reason. You are on an island,... (Read More)



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