Cost of living in Midland, Texas (United States) is 88% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 154 prices entered by 28 different people.
For example, you would need at least 元22,573 ($3,486) in Midland, Texas to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元12,000 in Zhengzhou.