Cost of living in Arcata, California (United States) is about the same as in Zwolle (Netherlands)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 120 prices entered by 11 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require €4,200 in Zwolle you would need to make just about €4,076 ($4,650) in Arcata, California.