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Cost of Living Comparison:
Rochester, New York - Columbus, Ohio

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A salary of $50,000 in Rochester, New York should increase to $51,277 in Columbus, Ohio

Cost of Living IndexesRochesterColumbus
Overall82.284.3
Food98.590.8
Housing35.864.5
Utilities103.196.4
Transportation107.897.7
Health102.598.7
Miscellaneous105.590.2
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Columbus is 3% more expensive than Rochester.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 80% more expensive in Columbus.

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