Cincinnati, OH Cost of Living


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Cincinnati cost of living score
88.3
Less expensive
11.7% lower
than the US average
6.8% higher
than the Ohio average
Cincinnati, Ohio gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 88.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 11.7% lower than the U.S. average and 6.8% lower than the average for Ohio.

Cincinnati, OH

Housing costs in Cincinnati?
A typical home costs $210,800, which is 37.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 7.0% more expensive than the average Ohio home, at $197,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Cincinnati costs $1,070 per month, which is 25.2% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 8.4% more than the state average of $980.

Can I afford Cincinnati?
To live comfortably in Cincinnati, Ohio, a minimum annual income of $40,320 for a family, and $32,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Cincinnati?
Cincinnati, Ohio offers plenty of opportunities to explore alongside an impressive cost-of-living that makes it well worth considering. Homeowners can select among various housing options ranging from affordable single family homes to luxurious penthouses - while renters also have access to lots of great deals nowadays as well. Furthermore, food and transportation costs are much lower than other US cities - giving you more value for your dollar if you elect Cincinnati as your home.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesCincinnatiOhioUnited States
  88.382.7100.0
  97.696.1100
  89.488.7100.0
  68.661.6100.0
  $210,800$197,000$338,100
  98.0%100.0%100.0%
  93.683.9100.0
  109.189.3100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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A native buckeye, I currently split my time between Cincinnati and Charleston, SC. We were considering leaving Cincinnati, but after reviewing other cities, I think  More

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Over 3 years ago

Lived in Cinti. and on UC faculty for over 40 years. The best move of my life is to have retired and left Cinti. for Tucson. In academics OSU far outranks UC and the  More

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What Bert has to say is a bit dated. The downtown area has made a great comeback over the past 10-15 years with Over the Rhine once being ranked America‚Äôs most dangerous  More

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