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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 Cincinnati, Ohio is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Cincinnati, Ohio is more expensive.

Overall, Cincinnati, Ohio cost of living is 83.40.

  COST OF LIVINGCincinnati, OhioUnited States
  Overall  83100
  Grocery  98.8100
  Health  99100
  Housing  53100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  96100
Ohio Economy
The Ohio economy continues to remain uninspiring. We have come to the conclusion that it is time to move on to another location.... (read more)
Jobs and pay in Cinci area
Job market is weak. Moved here April 2011 and have had a rough time finding decent work. Typical compensation is $10 to $13 per hour and employers here make you earn... (read more)
Theres nothing to do here in cincinnati, ohio
I was born and raise here in cincinnati, ohio and I have to say when I move to woodbridge, va the cost of living was high but at least it was jobs and sightseeing and... (read more)
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It may be for some people, but it's not for me
I've lived in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area for about 20 years now. It's not for me. While there may be a lot of attractions, many of them are in relatively... (read more)
Living in Cincinnati, OH (Hyde Park Neighborhood)
Relocated to Cincinnati in 2014. Prior to the move, we used Sperlings Best Places web site to give us an overview of the city (crime, climate, etc) and what to expect... (read more)
re: Cinci : observations of an outsider - 11/8/20
Thank you Leslie. Relocating from a a big city to here, has been a trial. It is beautiful, but preferably for a weekend trip. Very closed minded, it is a "North City",... (read more)
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