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Cost of Living Comparison:
Johnson City, Tennessee - Ames, Iowa

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A salary of $56,000 in Johnson City, Tennessee should increase to $64,505 in Ames, Iowa

Cost of Living IndexesJohnson CityAmes
Overall8699
Food9595
Housing73101
Median Home Cost$135,100$187,250
Utilities9085
Transportation87104
Health89101
Miscellaneous9497
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Ames is 15% more expensive than Johnson City.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 38% more expensive in Ames.

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