Cost of Living in Iowa

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Iowa is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Iowa, Iowa is more expensive.

Iowa cost of living is 87.5

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the Iowa housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGIowaUnited States
  Overall88100
  Grocery95.6100
  Health96100
  Housing69100
  Median Home Cost$137,600$216,200
  Utilities91100
  Transportation98100
  Miscellaneous97100
100=National Average
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