Cost of living in São Carlos (Brazil) is 29% cheaper 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 373 prices entered by 36 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $3,400 in Akron, Ohio you would need to make just about $2,428 (R$ 7,835) in São Carlos.