Oberlin, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
87
Oberlin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
89 out of 286
In Ohio
1,101 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 Oberlin is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Oberlin, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Oberlin has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Oberlin ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Oberlin ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Oberlin Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Oberlin Ohio National Average
Overall 87 90 100
Services 91 100 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 88 100 100
Housing 79 74 100
Transportation 93 102 100
Utilities 95 93 100
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Oberlin Cost of Living Vs. OH

Oberlin, 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.

$161,300
Median Home Value
$750
Median Rent
$49,840
Median Income
Statistic Oberlin Ohio United States
Median Home Value $161,300 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $750 $825 $1,096
Median Income $49,840 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Oberlin Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Oberlin Ohio
Shampoo $1.39 $1.06
Movie $8.14 $10.68
Bowling $11.92 $14.67

Detailed Oberlin Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Oberlin Ohio
Ground Beef $4.02 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.43 $1.39
Milk $2.44 $2.05

Detailed Oberlin Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Oberlin Ohio
Haircut $12.24 $18.62
Beauty Salon $26.98 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.68 $2.34

Detailed Oberlin Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Oberlin Ohio
Potatoes $3.25 $3.29
Pizza $9.65 $10.62
Beer $9.61 $9.38
Optometrist $69.45 $108.57
Doctor $74.7 $116.17
Dentist $95.62 $99.13

Detailed Oberlin Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Oberlin Ohio
Gasoline $2.23 $2.22
Tire Balancing $36.34 $50.07
All Electricity $151.78 $167.67
Phone $179.64 $175.64

Oberlin SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Oberlin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Oberlin
Elyria, OH 53,844 86 1.0x
North Ridgeville, OH 33,961 101 1.2x
Westlake, OH 32,154 109 1.3x
North Olmsted, OH 31,562 96 1.1x
Avon Lake, OH 24,309 108 1.2x
Avon, OH 23,233 113 1.3x
Berea, OH 18,713 94 1.1x
Amherst, OH 12,193 95 1.1x
Vermilion, OH 10,559 94 1.1x
Olmsted Falls, OH 8,892 94 1.1x

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