Ashland, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
82
Ashland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
17 out of 286
In Ohio
408 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Ashland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ashland, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ashland has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Ohio, Ashland has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Ohio's index of 91.

The standard of living in Ashland ranks as #408 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Ashland ranks as the #5,998 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Ashland Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Ashland Ohio National Average
Overall 82 91 100
Services 88 100 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 85 96 100
Housing 59 73 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 98 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Ashland Cost of Living Vs. OH

Ashland, OH Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$109,300
Median Home Value
$714
Median Rent
$47,869
Median Income
Statistic Ashland Ohio United States
Median Home Value $109,300 $145,700 $217,500
Median Rent $714 $808 $1,062
Median Income $47,869 $56,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Ashland Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Ashland Ohio
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $8.84 $10.72
Bowling $4.25 $13.86

Detailed Ashland Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Ashland Ohio
Ground Beef $3.65 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.71 $1.4
Milk $1.96 $1.96

Detailed Ashland Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Ashland Ohio
Haircut $13.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $26.62 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.41 $2.32

Detailed Ashland Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Ashland Ohio
Potatoes $2.34 $3.18
Pizza $8.99 $10.39
Beer $8.24 $9.23
Optometrist $90.64 $106.34
Doctor $85.0 $115.25
Dentist $69.25 $98.38

Detailed Ashland Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Ashland Ohio
Gasoline $2.31 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.13 $48.9
All Electricity $163.54 $167.6
Phone $27.99 $163.42

Ashland SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ashland

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ashland
Strongsville, OH 44,719 102 1.2x
North Ridgeville, OH 33,427 99 1.2x
Westlake, OH 32,275 108 1.3x
North Olmsted, OH 31,710 96 1.2x
North Royalton, OH 30,252 101 1.2x
Avon Lake, OH 24,030 107 1.3x
Rocky River, OH 20,198 104 1.3x
Broadview Heights, OH 19,195 104 1.3x
Seven Hills, OH 11,638 101 1.2x
Olmsted Falls, OH 8,883 95 1.2x

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