Dayton, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
89
Dayton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
35 out of 85
In Kentucky
1,460 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Dayton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dayton, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dayton has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Dayton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kentucky's index of 90.

The standard of living in Dayton ranks as #1,460 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Dayton ranks as the #4,958 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Dayton Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Dayton Kentucky National Average
Overall 89 90 100
Services 98 103 100
Groceries 95 90 100
Health 101 88 100
Housing 59 70 100
Transportation 108 98 100
Utilities 89 102 100
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Dayton Cost of Living Vs. KY

Dayton, KY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$112,000
Median Home Value
$824
Median Rent
$53,345
Median Income
Statistic Dayton Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $112,000 $147,100 $229,800
Median Rent $824 $783 $1,096
Median Income $53,345 $52,238 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Dayton Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Dayton Kentucky
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $11.77 $10.68
Bowling $13.55 $14.67

Detailed Dayton Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Dayton Kentucky
Ground Beef $3.71 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.25 $1.39
Milk $1.42 $2.05

Detailed Dayton Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Dayton Kentucky
Haircut $19.48 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.8 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.0 $2.34

Detailed Dayton Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Dayton Kentucky
Potatoes $3.87 $3.29
Pizza $10.12 $10.62
Beer $8.93 $9.38
Optometrist $96.61 $108.57
Doctor $109.23 $116.17
Dentist $105.08 $99.13

Detailed Dayton Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Dayton Kentucky
Gasoline $2.29 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.11 $50.07
All Electricity $134.81 $167.67
Phone $179.1 $175.64

Dayton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dayton
Cincinnati, OH 302,687 87 1.0x
Mason, OH 33,592 104 1.2x
Norwood, OH 19,843 89 1.0x
Fort Thomas, KY 16,335 101 1.1x
Newport, KY 15,045 89 1.0x
Monfort Heights, OH 13,124 98 1.1x
Mack, OH 11,228 104 1.2x
Montgomery, OH 10,818 115 1.3x
Forestville, OH 10,648 99 1.1x
Madeira, OH 9,211 110 1.2x

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