Cost of living in São Carlos (Brazil) is 41% 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 321 prices entered by 34 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $2,700 in Akron, Ohio you would need to make just about $1,605 (R$ 6,370) in São Carlos.