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Cost of Living Comparison:
West Des Moines, Iowa - Albany, New York

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A salary of $90,000 in West Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $94,995 in Albany, New York

Cost of Living IndexesWest Des MoinesAlbany
Overall96101
Food93103
Housing10486
Median Home Cost$193,700$160,600
Utilities8896
Transportation96111
Health87100
Miscellaneous90113
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Albany is 6% more expensive than West Des Moines.
Miscellaneous is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Miscellaneous is 25% more expensive in Albany.

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