Cost of Living Comparison
Your employees’ dollars go further in Sterling, with an overall cost of living that’s 24% lower than the national average.
|City||Overall||Food||Median Home Cost|
|Cedar Rapids, IA||82||89||$115,870|
|Des Moines, IA||81||90||$102,780|
|Kansas City, MO||80||103||$113,540|
Source: Sperling’s Best Places
The numbers above are index values, except median home cost. The United States average has an index value of
100 in all major categories; therefore we interpret Sterling’s overall cost of living value of 76 as being 24% lower.