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

Lorain, Ohio cost of living is 82.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGLorain, OhioUnited States
  Overall  82100
  Grocery  108.8100
  Health  109100
  Housing  37100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  102100

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Quality of Life

Well, in short...It Sucks !!! It's become like the movie "Escape from New York". The city of Lorain has the highest amount of sex offenders and other criminals. The... (Read More)



Loain-city in decline.

I lived in Lorain for over 40 years of my life. It used to be a nice place to grow up and then raise a family. I return every year to visit family and meet up with... (Read More)



Where has the morale gone

Living in Ohio is very unmotivating. There have been job cuts, homelessness and uncompassion all around us here. We strive to get ahead and take care of our families. ... (Read More)



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