Cost of living in Springfield, Illinois (United States) is 7% more expensive than in Akron, Ohio (United States)
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 252 prices entered by 33 different people.
For example, you would need at least $3,419 in Springfield, Illinois to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,200 in Akron, Ohio.