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Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Moines, Iowa - Minot, North Dakota

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A salary of $62,000 in Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $79,018 in Minot, North Dakota

Cost of Living IndexesDes MoinesMinot
Overall83105
Food9399
Housing64114
Median Home Cost$132,500$227,700
Utilities8875
Transportation96100
Health87107
Miscellaneous90108
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Minot is 27% more expensive than Des Moines.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 71% more expensive in Minot.

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