Forest Park, OH Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
89
Forest Park's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
125 out of 286
In Ohio
1,460 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 Forest Park is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Forest Park, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Forest Park has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Ohio, Forest Park has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Ohio's index of 90.

The standard of living in Forest Park ranks as #1,460 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Forest Park ranks as the #4,958 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Forest Park Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Forest Park Ohio National Average
Overall 89 90 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 93 99 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 70 74 100
Transportation 107 102 100
Utilities 89 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Forest Park Cost of Living Vs. OH

Forest Park, 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.

$122,100
Median Home Value
$1,005
Median Rent
$57,394
Median Income
Statistic Forest Park Ohio United States
Median Home Value $122,100 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,005 $825 $1,096
Median Income $57,394 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Forest Park Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $11.77 $10.68
Bowling $13.55 $14.67

Detailed Forest Park Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Ground Beef $3.71 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.25 $1.39
Milk $1.42 $2.05

Detailed Forest Park Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Haircut $19.48 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.8 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.0 $2.34

Detailed Forest Park Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
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 Forest Park Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Gasoline $2.29 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.11 $50.07
All Electricity $134.81 $167.67
Phone $179.1 $175.64

Forest Park SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Forest Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Forest Park
Fairfield, OH 42,623 95 1.1x
Mason, OH 33,592 104 1.2x
Monfort Heights, OH 13,124 98 1.1x
Mack, OH 11,228 104 1.2x
Springdale, OH 11,201 92 1.0x
Montgomery, OH 10,818 115 1.3x
Forestville, OH 10,648 99 1.1x
Madeira, OH 9,211 110 1.2x
Wyoming, OH 8,540 112 1.3x
Dry Run, OH 8,200 120 1.3x

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