Kent, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
94
Kent's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
188 out of 286
In Ohio
2,290 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 Kent is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kent, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kent has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Kent ranks as #2,290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Kent ranks as the #4,129 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Kent Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Kent Ohio National Average
Overall 94 90 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 75 74 100
Transportation 96 102 100
Utilities 103 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Kent Cost of Living Vs. OH

Kent, 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.

$154,400
Median Home Value
$789
Median Rent
$36,809
Median Income
Statistic Kent Ohio United States
Median Home Value $154,400 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $789 $825 $1,096
Median Income $36,809 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.2x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Kent Services Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Kent Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Kent Health Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Kent Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Kent 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 Kent Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Kent SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kent

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kent
Stow, OH 34,770 99 1.1x
Solon, OH 22,858 114 1.2x
Hudson, OH 22,249 124 1.3x
Twinsburg, OH 18,754 103 1.1x
Tallmadge, OH 17,681 96 1.0x
Streetsboro, OH 16,444 95 1.0x
Aurora, OH 16,165 111 1.2x
New Franklin, OH 14,143 91 1.0x
Brecksville, OH 13,521 114 1.2x
Macedonia, OH 11,942 103 1.1x

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