Suggested programs to calculate and compare the differences in cost of living across are available on Salary.com and BankRate.com. The Retirement Living Information Center provides tools to compare retirement statistics. Relocation resources include the Chamber of Commerce Directory, CNN Money and CityRating.com, according to the U.S. Department of State.
To use the cost of living calculator on BankRate.com, select the city you are moving from and the city you are moving to from the drop-down menu; then enter your salary, and click Refresh Listing. The results display the equivalent income needed to maintain your current standard of living and a list costs for different household products, according to BankRate.com.