Chagrin Falls 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.
IndexChagrin FallsOhioNational
Cost of living index12391100
IndexChagrin FallsOhioNational
Goods & Services index10199100
Groceries index114101100
Health care index10095100
Housing index16875100
Transportation index106101100
Utilities index9291100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Chagrin Falls, OH is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Chagrin Falls, OH enjoy a cost of living index of 123. This index is 34% higher than the Ohio average, and 23% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Chagrin Falls, OH, the average cost of goods and services is 2% higher than it is in Ohio, and it is 1% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Chagrin Falls is 34% higher than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Chagrin Falls is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Chagrin Falls is 68% 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

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The affordability of the housing market in Chagrin Falls, OH as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Chagrin Falls, OH homeowners, the median income is $93,578. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $2,183 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $32,623. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $761 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Ohio Sales Tax

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Ohio Income Tax

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When assessing the complete cost of living in Chagrin Falls, OH, the Ohio income tax and the Ohio sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Ohio maximum surtax is 8%, and the Ohio sales tax is 5.75%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 0.528% to 5.333% in Ohio.

Goods & Services

ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.90$15.564.3%
Beauty Salon $34.40$36.114.7%
Toothpaste $2.71$2.479.7%
Shampoo $1.02$0.965.4%
Movie $10.70$10.135.7%
Bowling $4.68$4.741.2%


ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.32$3.9833.6%
Fried Chicken $1.70$1.4120.6%
Milk $2.06$2.060.3%
Potatoes $2.69$2.989.7%
Pizza $10.90$9.4715.0%
Beer $7.72$8.7912.2%

Health Care

ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $78.95$101.0421.9%
Doctor $112.80$107.445.0%
Dentist $83.71$90.427.4%
Ibuprofen $9.98$9.287.5%
Lipitor $459.10$426.507.6%


ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $323,500.00$175,700.0084.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $959.35$1,133.2315.3%
Apartment Rent $1,213.00$920.0031.8%


ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.03$1.991.7%
Tire Balancing $53.47$45.7616.8%


ItemChagrin FallsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$122.96$163.8124.9%
Phone $32.52$28.3914.6%
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.
East Cleveland, OH17,61986-14%
Highland Hills, OH99987-13%
Cleveland, OH392,11487-13%
Newburgh Heights, OH2,00088-12%
Twinsburg Heights, OH93984-16%
Chagrin Falls, OH4,09912323%

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Chagrin Falls, OH4,09912323%
Source: The Chagrin Falls, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.