Cost of Living Calculator - Des Moines, IA

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Whether you're considering relocation to Des Moines, Iowa or just curious about the cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa, the PayScale Cost of Living Calculator is the place to begin your research. When looking at the cost of living charts below, be sure to pay attention to the housing expense category. Housing costs and mortgage rates can vary by city because local banks can have different mortgage rates from their national competition. If you are serious about relocation to Des Moines, Iowa, you might want to investigate local mortgage rate options before you put your house up for sale.

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