Lancaster, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Lancaster's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
69 out of 286
In Ohio
938 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 Lancaster is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lancaster, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lancaster has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lancaster ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Lancaster ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Lancaster Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Lancaster Ohio National Average
Overall 86 90 100
Services 94 100 100
Groceries 99 99 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 68 74 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 86 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Lancaster Cost of Living Vs. OH

Lancaster, 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.

$131,700
Median Home Value
$835
Median Rent
$44,794
Median Income
Statistic Lancaster Ohio United States
Median Home Value $131,700 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $835 $825 $1,096
Median Income $44,794 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Lancaster Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Lancaster Ohio
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $11.0 $10.68
Bowling $17.67 $14.67

Detailed Lancaster Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Lancaster Ohio
Ground Beef $4.32 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.39
Milk $1.58 $2.05

Detailed Lancaster Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Lancaster Ohio
Haircut $14.45 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.68 $2.34

Detailed Lancaster Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Lancaster Ohio
Potatoes $2.57 $3.29
Pizza $10.24 $10.62
Beer $9.2 $9.38
Optometrist $59.28 $108.57
Doctor $130.99 $116.17
Dentist $84.54 $99.13

Detailed Lancaster Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Lancaster Ohio
Gasoline $2.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.38 $50.07
All Electricity $127.64 $167.67
Phone $179.85 $175.64

Lancaster SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lancaster

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lancaster
Reynoldsburg, OH 38,016 90 1.0x
Pickerington, OH 21,257 98 1.1x
Circleville, OH 13,986 87 1.0x
Blacklick Estates, OH 10,097 87 1.0x
Canal Winchester, OH 9,148 92 1.1x
Logan, OH 6,677 82 1.0x
Groveport, OH 5,630 87 1.0x

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