This tool allows you to find what constitutes a "living wage" or "poverty wage" for various family configurations in different states and counties. It also provides typical wages for various occupations in those regions.
Enter a salary amount and two different cities. The calculator will show the difference in cost of living and in major expense categories, suggesting what would be an equivalent salary in the proposed city.
(ebook) "Summarizes a 2008-2009 survey of recent police officer and sheriff's deputy recruits designed to aid the law enforcement community in refining its recruitment practices and improving recruitment results."