Is your dream home situated along a riverfront with a clear view of the sun setting?  Or how about an acreage where the kids can have a dog?  Or having only a 20-minute commute from work?  Or is it just being able to afford a home?  In the Mid Iowa Growth Partnership region, your dreams can become a reality.

Cost of living is defined as the amount of money needed to purchase the goods and services required to maintain a certain standard of living. This is of importance not only to individuals planning a move but also to businesses locating or relocating their business.  In the business world, if you plan to market a product or service in a specific geographic region, cost of living comparison can help to effectively determine pricing of that product or service.


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Click on the calculator to link to a Cost of Living Calculator that can be a tremendous help when considering both personal and business locations.