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Iowa Cost of Living (IA)

The cost of living in Iowa (IA) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Iowa is $41,107.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $8,701.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 210 in Iowa is 9.87% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Iowa annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Iowa Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Iowa
210
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Iowa
$41,107
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Iowa versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -2.95%
11.81%
0%
Healthcare 1.56%
0%
6.25%
Groceries -22.70%
90.91%
0%
Rent -22.23%
89.03%
0%
Mortgage -18.66%
74.73%
0%
Electricity -5.70%
22.83%
0%
Gasoline -2.36%
9.45%
0%



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