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

Overall, Youngstown, Ohio cost of living is 72.20.

  COST OF LIVINGYoungstown, OhioUnited States
  Overall  72100
  Grocery  89.1100
  Health  83100
  Housing  26100
  Utilities  103100
  Transportation  96100
  Miscellaneous  98100


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Youngstown can be summed up with a couple words- dead, ugly, dirty, depressing, cold, fat, rusted, pot holed,... (read more)
The word Economy in Youngstown is a joke.
Youngstown's economy is horrible. I've lived here all my life and i am having to move out of state because a large number of business's are going bankrupt, or... (read more)
What's the deal?
I had lived in Youngstown my whole life up until I was 24. I guess I hadn't paid attention to the weather much then, but after having moved back after being away for... (read more)
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re: An OBJECTIVE review of Youngstown, Ohio - 7/27
I feel your comments were negative and misrepresent a city that's gone through great depression and loss that was not the fault of the natives. Youngstowners are... (read more)
An OBJECTIVE review of Youngstown, Ohio
Undoubtedly, Youngstown, Ohio has many disadvantages. It is economically depressed, has very high crime rates, limited cultural activities, it rains and snows a lot and... (read more)
I have lived in Youngstown for about 20 yrs. It has been good to us, our children are all grown,and have graduated from YSU. However, it is one of the top cities per... (read more)
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