Highland Heights, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
94
Highland Heights's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
57 out of 85
In Kentucky
2,290 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 Highland Heights is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Highland Heights, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Highland Heights has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Highland Heights has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 90.

The standard of living in Highland Heights ranks as #2,290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Highland Heights ranks as the #4,129 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Highland Heights Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Highland Heights Kentucky National Average
Overall 94 90 100
Services 101 103 100
Groceries 95 90 100
Health 101 88 100
Housing 78 70 100
Transportation 109 98 100
Utilities 86 102 100
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Highland Heights Cost of Living Vs. KY

Highland Heights, 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.

$121,700
Median Home Value
$912
Median Rent
$41,324
Median Income
Statistic Highland Heights Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $121,700 $147,100 $229,800
Median Rent $912 $783 $1,096
Median Income $41,324 $52,238 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Highland Heights Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

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

Detailed Highland Heights Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

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

Detailed Highland Heights Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

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

Detailed Highland Heights Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Highland Heights 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 Highland Heights Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

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

Highland Heights SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Highland Heights

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Highland Heights
Covington, KY 40,466 88 0.9x
Fort Thomas, KY 16,335 101 1.1x
Monfort Heights, OH 13,124 98 1.0x
Mack, OH 11,228 104 1.1x
Montgomery, OH 10,818 115 1.2x
Forestville, OH 10,648 99 1.1x
Madeira, OH 9,211 110 1.2x
Wyoming, OH 8,540 112 1.2x
Dry Run, OH 8,200 120 1.3x
Kenwood, OH 7,538 114 1.2x

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