Mentor, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
98
Mentor's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
228 out of 286
In Ohio
2,890 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 Mentor is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mentor, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mentor has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Ohio, Mentor has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Ohio's index of 90.

The standard of living in Mentor ranks as #2,890 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Mentor ranks as the #3,528 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Mentor Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Mentor Ohio National Average
Overall 98 90 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 102 99 100
Health 111 100 100
Housing 94 74 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 97 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Mentor Cost of Living Vs. OH

Mentor, 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.

$183,600
Median Home Value
$958
Median Rent
$73,208
Median Income
Statistic Mentor Ohio United States
Median Home Value $183,600 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $958 $825 $1,096
Median Income $73,208 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Mentor Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Mentor Ohio
Shampoo $1.08 $1.06
Movie $11.87 $10.68
Bowling $16.87 $14.67

Detailed Mentor Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Mentor Ohio
Ground Beef $5.31 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.83 $1.39
Milk $1.55 $2.05

Detailed Mentor Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Mentor Ohio
Haircut $18.34 $18.62
Beauty Salon $31.4 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.65 $2.34

Detailed Mentor Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Mentor Ohio
Potatoes $3.19 $3.29
Pizza $11.49 $10.62
Beer $9.17 $9.38
Optometrist $86.0 $108.57
Doctor $121.47 $116.17
Dentist $119.67 $99.13

Detailed Mentor Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Mentor Ohio
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.56 $50.07
All Electricity $154.37 $167.67
Phone $180.6 $175.64

Mentor SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mentor

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mentor
Cleveland Heights, OH 44,176 92 0.9x
Shaker Heights, OH 27,148 103 1.1x
Willoughby, OH 22,904 97 1.0x
South Euclid, OH 21,449 92 0.9x
Painesville, OH 19,817 91 0.9x
Mayfield Heights, OH 18,586 95 1.0x
Eastlake, OH 18,072 93 0.9x
Lyndhurst, OH 13,431 95 1.0x
University Heights, OH 12,908 96 1.0x
Beachwood, OH 11,627 116 1.2x

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