Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa (United States) is 12% 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 312 prices entered by 52 different people.
For example, you would need at least $3,692 in Des Moines, Iowa to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,300 in Akron, Ohio.