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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Akron, Ohio is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Akron, Ohio is more expensive.

Overall, Akron, Ohio cost of living is 79.90.

  COST OF LIVINGAkron, OhioUnited States
  Overall  80100
  Grocery  109.5100
  Health  93100
  Housing  35100
  Utilities  100100
  Transportation  105100
  Miscellaneous  95100
No jobs
The Akron area is an easy place to make a lower-middle income life. Crime isn't too bad and life is not congested. However there are a lack of options for employment.... (read more)
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looking for a new home
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A city going downhill...
I lived in Akron and other surrounding cities for 30 years and unfortunately I witnessed this city go downhill rapidly throughout this time. I only regret that I didn't... (read more)
Living in Akron Ohio
We were transplants to Akron nearly 30 years ago and it has been our home ever since. In those intervening years we have seen the rebirth of the downtown area, the... (read more)
school project
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