Based on a study by The Economist, which surveyed prices of over 150 items in 133 cities around the world, Minneapolis is almost as expensive as New York City for cost of living. Not only that but it turns out the cost of living in Minneapolis is slightly down from where it was 10 years ago.
Minneapolis is the 26th-most expensive city in the world, on par with iconic cities like London, Rome, and Shanghai. According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the cost of living for two adults both working full time, and two children in Hennepin county is $95,785 a year.
See a break down of the numbers and read more HERE