Cost of living in Springfield, Illinois (United States) is 8% 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 245 prices entered by 39 different people.
For example, you would need at least $3,226 in Springfield, Illinois to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,000 in Akron, Ohio.