According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cleveland has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Ohio, Cleveland has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Ohio's index of 91.
The standard of living in Cleveland ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Cleveland ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.
|Living Expense||Cleveland||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. Cleveland||Lakewood, OH||50,553||93||1.1x||Cleveland Heights, OH||44,865||94||1.1x||Strongsville, OH||44,752||102||1.2x||Westlake, OH||32,378||108||1.3x||North Olmsted, OH||31,888||96||1.1x||Garfield Heights, OH||28,001||87||1.0x||Shaker Heights, OH||27,620||104||1.2x||Solon, OH||23,038||114||1.3x||Rocky River, OH||20,310||104||1.2x||Broadview Heights, OH||19,242||104||1.2x|