Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa (United States) is 13% more expensive than in Akron, Ohio (United States)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 314 prices entered by 54 different people.
For example, you would need at least $3,281 in Des Moines, Iowa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $2,900 in Akron, Ohio.