Monroe, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Monroe's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
236 out of 286
In Ohio
3,027 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 Monroe is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Monroe, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Monroe has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Monroe ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Monroe ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Monroe Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Monroe Ohio National Average
Overall 99 90 100
Services 103 100 100
Groceries 97 99 100
Health 88 100 100
Housing 95 74 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 93 93 100
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Monroe Cost of Living Vs. OH

Monroe, 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.

$192,900
Median Home Value
$1,119
Median Rent
$90,952
Median Income
Statistic Monroe Ohio United States
Median Home Value $192,900 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,119 $825 $1,096
Median Income $90,952 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Monroe Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Monroe Ohio
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $13.67 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Monroe Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Monroe Ohio
Ground Beef $4.23 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.39
Milk $1.43 $2.05

Detailed Monroe Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Monroe Ohio
Haircut $21.47 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.68 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.1 $2.34

Detailed Monroe Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Monroe Ohio
Potatoes $3.26 $3.29
Pizza $10.28 $10.62
Beer $9.24 $9.38
Optometrist $92.21 $108.57
Doctor $90.53 $116.17
Dentist $84.64 $99.13

Detailed Monroe Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Monroe Ohio
Gasoline $2.21 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.01 $50.07
All Electricity $150.32 $167.67
Phone $179.85 $175.64

Monroe SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Monroe

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Monroe
Middletown, OH 48,765 86 0.9x
Mason, OH 33,592 104 1.1x
Lebanon, OH 20,781 95 1.0x
Springboro, OH 18,416 101 1.0x
Loveland, OH 13,911 98 1.0x
Trenton, OH 13,046 92 0.9x
Blue Ash, OH 12,417 103 1.0x
Franklin, OH 11,878 89 0.9x
Montgomery, OH 10,818 115 1.2x
Beckett Ridge, OH 9,493 106 1.1x

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