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

Overall, Lorain, Ohio cost of living is 82.70.

  COST OF LIVINGLorain, OhioUnited States
  Overall  83100
  Grocery  111.1100
  Health  106100
  Housing  36100
  Utilities  105100
  Transportation  103100
  Miscellaneous  102100


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Depressing City
Don't bother moving here. Jobs are scarce, crime is high. Not a place for your kids since gangs are plentiful. Stay... (read more)
Lorain's Weather.... or Lack Thereof
In Lorain we have a saying... if you don't like the weather, wait 10 minutes - it'll change. Lorain is home of water spouts, rain on one side of the street and not the... (read more)
Lorain is currently in the process of rebuilding its schools... Most of the schools are pretty old and have structural issues beginning to become problematic. School... (read more)
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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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