Columbus, Ohio 

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Cost of Living in Columbus, Ohio

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

Columbus cost of living is 90.4

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGColumbusOhioUSA
  Overall9088100
  Grocery9395.8100
  Health8987100
  Housing7670100
  Median Home Cost$142,800$130,900$216,200
  Utilities102100100
  Transportation10495100
  Miscellaneous9397100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Columbus    137 Reviews
    Bland but not awful - 7/23/2018
    I moved to Cbus in 2007 from St. Louis. Having been here a sufficient length of time, I can give an unbiased appraisal of the city. First, let me start off by saying... Read More

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    Miss it Every Day - 5/27/2018
    I lived in Columbus from age 18 - 40. I've since moved a lot for my career: Westchester NY (NYC), Washington DC, Jackson MS, Irvine CA, Salt Lake City UT, and Pittsburgh... Read More

    Not for the individual. Great for herd mentality. - 3/10/2018
    If you move to Columbus for Olive Garden there is something seriously wrong with you..(seems like any good restaurant turned into a chain and quality went downhill)... Read More


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