Dover, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
93
Dover's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
176 out of 286
In Ohio
2,137 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 Dover is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dover, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dover has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Ohio, Dover has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Ohio's index of 90.

The standard of living in Dover ranks as #2,137 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Dover ranks as the #4,282 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Dover Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Dover Ohio National Average
Overall 93 90 100
Services 103 100 100
Groceries 105 99 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 67 74 100
Transportation 96 102 100
Utilities 100 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Dover Cost of Living Vs. OH

Dover, 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.

$136,300
Median Home Value
$854
Median Rent
$59,045
Median Income
Statistic Dover Ohio United States
Median Home Value $136,300 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $854 $825 $1,096
Median Income $59,045 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Dover Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Dover Ohio
Shampoo $0.92 $1.06
Movie $8.01 $10.68
Bowling $13.77 $14.67

Detailed Dover Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Dover Ohio
Ground Beef $4.47 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.52 $1.39
Milk $1.8 $2.05

Detailed Dover Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Dover Ohio
Haircut $17.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.35 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.85 $2.34

Detailed Dover Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Dover Ohio
Potatoes $3.34 $3.29
Pizza $9.96 $10.62
Beer $9.54 $9.38
Optometrist $121.64 $108.57
Doctor $119.89 $116.17
Dentist $106.05 $99.13

Detailed Dover Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Dover Ohio
Gasoline $2.11 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.73 $50.07
All Electricity $171.89 $167.67
Phone $178.76 $175.64

Dover SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dover

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dover
Stow, OH 34,770 99 1.1x
Kent, OH 29,698 94 1.0x
Green, OH 25,737 99 1.1x
Hudson, OH 22,249 124 1.3x
New Philadelphia, OH 17,485 90 1.0x
Streetsboro, OH 16,444 95 1.0x
New Franklin, OH 14,143 91 1.0x
Fairlawn, OH 7,536 99 1.1x
Apple Valley, OH 5,538 95 1.0x
Munroe Falls, OH 5,069 92 1.0x

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