Forest Park, OH Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Forest Park's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
151 out of 286
In Ohio
1,886 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 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 91 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 91.

The standard of living in Forest Park ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Forest Park ranks as the #4,520 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 91 91 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 103 96 100
Housing 70 73 100
Transportation 111 102 100
Utilities 87 91 100
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.

$112,400
Median Home Value
$972
Median Rent
$55,694
Median Income
Statistic Forest Park Ohio United States
Median Home Value $112,400 $145,700 $217,500
Median Rent $972 $808 $1,062
Median Income $55,694 $56,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 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 $0.9 $1.01
Movie $12.92 $10.72
Bowling $14.2 $13.86

Detailed Forest Park Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Ground Beef $3.41 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.4
Milk $1.09 $1.96

Detailed Forest Park Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Haircut $16.73 $17.49
Beauty Salon $32.8 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Forest Park Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Potatoes $3.86 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.31 $9.23
Optometrist $92.3 $106.34
Doctor $118.82 $115.25
Dentist $107.0 $98.38

Detailed Forest Park Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Forest Park Ohio
Gasoline $2.93 $2.59
Tire Balancing $54.59 $48.9
All Electricity $133.62 $167.6
Phone $176.25 $163.42

Forest Park SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Forest Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Forest Park
Fairfield, OH 42,634 95 1.0x
Mason, OH 33,224 106 1.2x
Monfort Heights, OH 12,962 99 1.1x
Mack, OH 11,492 104 1.1x
Springdale, OH 11,217 93 1.0x
Montgomery, OH 10,782 119 1.3x
Forestville, OH 10,415 102 1.1x
Madeira, OH 9,147 109 1.2x
Wyoming, OH 8,548 115 1.3x
Dry Run, OH 7,555 121 1.3x

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