According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Amherst has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Ohio, Amherst has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Ohio's index of 90.
The standard of living in Amherst ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Amherst ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.
|Living Expense||Amherst||Ohio||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Ohio, 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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Amherst|
|North Ridgeville, OH||33,961||101||1.1x|
|North Olmsted, OH||31,562||96||1.0x|
|Avon Lake, OH||24,309||108||1.1x|
|Fairview Park, OH||16,219||96||1.0x|