Bay Village cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBay VillageOhioNational
Cost of living index10791100
IndexBay VillageOhioNational
Goods & Services index10596100
Groceries index10799100
Health care index11496100
Housing index11375100
Transportation index9795100
Utilities index100101100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Bay Village, OH. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Bay Village, OH being 107, that puts it 18% higher than the average of Ohio and 7% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Bay Village, OH, the price of goods and services are 9% higher than the average of Ohio as well as 5% higher than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Bay Village is 18% higher than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Bay Village is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bay Village is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Ohio general sales tax is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Ohio state income tax is 76% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Bay Village, OH as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Bay Village, OH homeowners, is $92,601. This would allow for a maximum of $2,161 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $40,500 which would result in a maximum of $945 to be spent on rental costs.

Ohio Sales Tax

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Ohio Income Tax

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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Bay Village, OH is the Ohio sales tax and Ohio income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Ohio sales tax rate is 5.75% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Ohio income tax rates range from 0.528% to 5.333%.

Goods & Services

ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.45$14.5919.6%
Beauty Salon $41.75$34.6820.4%
Toothpaste $2.64$2.476.7%
Shampoo $1.03$1.020.8%
Movie $10.15$9.872.9%
Bowling $4.29$4.392.3%


ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.86$4.488.6%
Fried Chicken $1.54$1.465.2%
Milk $2.69$2.3614.1%
Potatoes $2.79$3.068.9%
Pizza $11.00$9.2419.0%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $84.74$99.7815.1%
Doctor $115.50$105.0310.0%
Dentist $115.00$88.7029.6%
Ibuprofen $11.07$9.4117.6%
Lipitor $302.96$298.501.5%


ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $203,400.00$175,700.0015.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,001.84$1,081.037.3%
Apartment Rent $978.00$920.006.3%


ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.99$2.094.9%
Tire Balancing $45.52$45.290.5%


ItemBay VillageNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$165.58$170.803.1%
Phone $29.58$28.264.7%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cleveland, OH392,11488-12%
Linndale, OH19088-12%
Newburgh Heights, OH2,00089-11%
Lorain, OH63,88590-10%
Elyria, OH54,21691-9%
Bay Village, OH15,5081077%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Riverdale, GA15,49690-10%
Washington, IL15,52595-5%
Mitchell, SD15,49086-14%
Fullerton, PA15,52911111%
Cedar Mill, OR15,48214343%
Bay Village, OH15,5081077%
Source: The Bay Village, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.