Westerville, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
98
Westerville'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 Westerville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Westerville, OH?

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

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

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

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Westerville Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Westerville Ohio National Average
Overall 98 90 100
Services 95 100 100
Groceries 99 99 100
Health 94 100 100
Housing 109 74 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 88 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Ohio, check out:
Westerville Cost of Living Vs. OH

Westerville, 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.

$244,500
Median Home Value
$1,113
Median Rent
$92,287
Median Income
Statistic Westerville Ohio United States
Median Home Value $244,500 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,113 $825 $1,096
Median Income $92,287 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Westerville Services Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Westerville Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Westerville Health Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Detailed Westerville Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Westerville 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 Westerville Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

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

Westerville SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Westerville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Westerville
Columbus, OH 889,079 89 0.9x
Dublin, OH 47,824 120 1.2x
Hilliard, OH 37,023 98 1.0x
Gahanna, OH 35,442 98 1.0x
Upper Arlington, OH 35,364 117 1.2x
Pickerington, OH 21,257 98 1.0x
Worthington, OH 14,961 104 1.1x
Bexley, OH 13,805 109 1.1x
Powell, OH 13,353 120 1.2x
New Albany, OH 11,085 138 1.4x

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