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Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Moines, Iowa - Fort Wayne, Indiana

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A salary of $50,000 in Des Moines, Iowa could decrease to $49,093 in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesFort Wayne
Overall8381
Food9391
Housing6452
Median Home Cost$119,400$96,200
Utilities8882
Transportation96102
Health8797
Miscellaneous9095
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Fort Wayne is 2% cheaper than Des Moines.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 19% cheaper in Fort Wayne.

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