Cost of living in São Carlos (Brazil) is 37% 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 253 prices entered by 27 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $3,100 in Akron, Ohio you would need to make just about $1,954 (R$ 7,396) in São Carlos.