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

Dayton, Ohio cost of living is 74.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGDayton, OhioUnited States
  Overall  75100
  Grocery  90.7100
  Health  88100
  Housing  27100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  100100


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Rundown and culture dictated by WPAFB

I spent four and a half miserable years here. Essentially, your only employment opportunities are in healthcare or at the base. I worked at the base; they were... (Read More)



Dayton from the rear view mirror

Roger Clements hall of fame pitcher and scoundrel was born and raised in the Dayton area. He's quoted as saying, "the best thing about Dayton was seeing it in the rear... (Read More)



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