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Des Moines, IA vs Denver, CO

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Denver is 58.5% more expensive than Des Moines.
Denver housing costs are 202.6% more expensive than Des Moines housing costs.
Health related expenses are 19.4% less in Denver.

Cost of Living
 Des Moines, IADenver, COUnited States
 81.2128.7100
 96.0101.9100
 114.892.5100
 60.9184.3100
 $140,800$426,200$231,200
 89.696.2100
 74.7116.1100
 90.2102.8100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Des Moines    50 Reviews
Rated #5 Among Best Places to Live for a Reason - 10/2/2019
Google these: State of the Air Cleanest Cities ~ US News Best Places to Live ~ Heartland Hotspot: Why Millennials Are Flocking to Des Moines. And there are more for... Read More

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Turn around go back home - 6/26/2019
It’s good and bad, great for the anyone making 6 figures and a professional and drives 30 miles over the speed limit like they do. Iowa is the top ten of lowest minimum... Read More
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It's ok Property values and property taxes, INSANE - 3/26/2019
Lived here for 10+ years. It is an ok place to live. It has everything anyone could ever NEED and most anything you would want. Food options are plenty. ... Read More

Reviews for Denver    453 Reviews
if you're ok with... - 11/14/2019
Not for me. i hope you enjoy this: If you don't mind not having a backyard despite the hundreds of thousands of dollars your place cost to buy, don't mind living in 600... Read More

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HORRIBLE PLACE FOR KIDS AND ALOT OF DRUGS - 10/27/2019
Horrible place to live now. I grew up here and the rent is outrageous now and the wages aren't going up as quick as we need to. I have a degree and have been working my... Read More

Read Solid Negative Reviews of Denver pre-move - 9/29/2019
Denver has always been since I remember back to the 80s an awesome city with awesome concerts, outdoor activities, competitive sports teams and many things to do.... Read More

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ZIPS IN DES MOINES, IOWA
50317, 50315, 50310, 50320, 50313, 50316, 50312, 50311, 50314, 50321, 12 total
ZIPS IN DENVER, COLORADO
80219, 80239, 80123, 80231, 80210, 80220, 80211, 80204, 80205, 80249, 32 total

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