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Cost of Living Data
in Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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Overview
Score
5/10
Cost of Living Score
0.3%
higher than national average
Comparison to Iowa
2nd
most expensive in Iowa
6.4%
higher than Iowa average
Cost of Food
local_dining Food
Score
9/10
Cost of Transportation
directions_bus Transportation
Score
9/10
Cost of Housing
home Housing
Score
5/10
Cost of Health Care
local_hospital Health Care
Score
10/10

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Employment
Score
10/10
Score
431
Employment Rate
Unemployment
Score
9/10
Score
3%
Unemployment Rate

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Upward Mobility
Score
5/10
Score
42.6%
Upward Mobility Rate
Overview
Score
2/10
Score
0.05%
Crime Rate
City:
Des Moines
Violent Crime:
1,497
Property Crime:
8,881
Population:
211,501
Total:
10,378
Violent Crime
Score
2/10
Score
0.05%
Violent Crime Rate
City:
Des Moines
Murder:
13
Robbery:
318
Assault:
1,026
Total:
1,497

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Property Crime
Score
2/10
Score
0.04%
Property Crime Rate
City:
Des Moines
Burglary:
1,944
Larceny:
5,920
Vehicle Theft:
1,017
Arson:
44
Total:
8,881

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