Ohio Cost of Living

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Ohio cost of living score
Less expensive
17.3% lower
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Ohio average
Ohio gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 82.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 17.3% lower than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Ohio.


Housing costs in Ohio?
A typical home costs $197,000, which is 41.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Ohio home, at $197,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Ohio costs $980 per month, which is 31.5% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $980.

Can I afford Ohio?
To live comfortably in Ohio, a minimum annual income of $37,800 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Ohio?
The cost of living in Ohio State is relatively affordable compared to many other states. The average cost of living for a family of four in Ohio is $71,179, which is below the national average of $74,747. Groceries and health care tend to be slightly cheaper than the national average while housing costs are nearly 10% lower than the rest of the country. Transportation costs are also quite reasonable when you consider that Ohio State has an extensive public transit system and car insurance rates are typically lower than those in other states. Overall, Ohio State is an attractive place to live due to its affordability and access to amenities.
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     CategoriesOhio, OhioUnited States

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   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Ohio is pretty good if you can get a decent job. Weather is tempered with the great lakes, and we've get all 4 seasons. Summers are pretty hot, but winters could stand  More

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Ohio is the armpit of American (with KY being the anus). Phrases such as "Nothing to See since 1803," or "Come to Ohio on vacation, leave on probation," aptly describe  More

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Many large cities with tons of things to do. The the Cs offer anything you like-- water/beach at lake erie in Cleveland. Or hit in town at night in the Short North over  More

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