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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Ohio 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score74
  • Greenville, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,979
64
  • Youngstown, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 65,161
  • I lived in Youngstown, Ohio when I was first married 40 years ago. I remember living right down the street from St. Elizabeth's Hospital and behind Stanbaugh Auditorium. Both are still there today, and
69
  • Eaton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,274
69
  • Warren, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,433
  • Warren, a city in Trumbull County, Ohio is a very nice place to live. I've lived in Warren for about a year, but it feels like much longer. When I moved to Warren from Cleveland, I was worried that
71
  • Campbell, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,040
71
  • Galion, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,245
76
  • Uhrichsville, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,399
63
  • Canton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,163
  • Moved here 6 years ago. Let's put it this way, I am 19 streets away from downtown Canton. Our garage was robbed within the first month of living here. The neighbors have also had theft. Stolen A/C units,
70
  • Struthers, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,445
66
  • Mansfield, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 46,902
  • Mansfield people are very rude to you, treat people like shit, its who you know or who you fuck in this city to get a job, a date, or any money. Sad but it dawn
68
  • Willard, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,105
74
  • Bucyrus, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,011
67
  • Coshocton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,190
  • I've lived in Coshocton, Ohio my entire life. It is a medium sized town even though it is called "The City of Coshocton." Trust me, this is not a city. Coshocton has a suburban area, a small downtown and
72
  • Cambridge, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,495
75
  • Niles, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,877
72
  • Girard, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,615
  • So, being one that doesn't care much for the city life and enjoys quite cozy neighborhoods, I also loves to walk around town and get errands done at the same time while remaining close to city amenities.
70
  • Sandusky, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,338
62
  • Alliance, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,121
68
  • Akron, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 198,508
  • I have lived here for most of my life there are no jobs here no opportunity to do better you just stay in your same rut or get worse. Very depressing town most just drink and drink and drink no varity
67
  • Zanesville, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,467
69
  • Wellston, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,595
75
  • Shelby, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,751
77
  • Barberton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,266
69
  • Nelsonville, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,249
79
  • Austintown, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,468
81
  • Hubbard, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,686
76
  • Bellevue, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,059
78
  • Salem, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,071
77
  • Ironton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,049
80
  • Ashland, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,419
75
  • Massillon, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,268
67
  • Ravenna, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,582
61
  • Lima, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,836
75
  • Perry Heights, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,732
70
  • Portsmouth, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,393
75
  • Mount Vernon, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,777
71
  • Logan, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,205
64
  • Kenton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,719
77
  • Belpre, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,450
59
  • Whitehall, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,596
54
  • Dayton, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 141,143
  • I had the grave misfortune of living in Dayton for about a year. EtHics are nearly non-existent in this town as are landlord-tenant laws and, evidently, employment laws. Perhaps, because of the economy.
62
  • East Liverpool, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,919
73
  • Washington Court House, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,115
78
  • Boardman, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,717
78
  • Norwalk, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,862
82
  • New Philadelphia, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,412
74
  • Rittman, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,528
70
  • Lincoln Village, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,882
76
  • Jackson, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,346
69
  • Chillicothe, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,748

Finding an affordable place to live in Ohio is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Ohio that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Ohio. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Ohio.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Ohio with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Ohio, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Ohio, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.