Columbus, OH Cost of Living

Columbus cost of living index

IndexColumbusOhioNational
Cost of living index9191100
Goods & Services index9497100
Groceries index94100100
Health care index9496100
Housing index7976100
Transportation index102100100
Utilities index9798100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Columbus is 0.8% less than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Columbus is 9.5% less than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Columbus, OH is $3.45.
  • The price of gas in Columbus is 6.0% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Columbus, OH is $4.85.
  • The price of coffee in Columbus is 13.0% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Columbus, OH is $8.99.
  • The price of pizza in Columbus is 1.4% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

Ohio average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Columbus, OH goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Columbus, OH

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Clintonville, Columbus875.9
Bexley, Columbus863.3
Victorican Village, Columbus861.5
Southside, Columbus851.2
Upper Arlington, Columbus854.9
Brewery, Columbus851.1
Harrison West, Columbus841.8
Worthington, Columbus849
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Italian Village, Columbus841.5
Downtown, Columbus830.4
Northwest, Columbus8310
Far North, Columbus8211.9
Rocky-Fork Blacklick Accord, Columbus8213.2
West Columbus Interim, Columbus828.4
McKinley Avenue Corridor, Columbus793.3
Brice-Tussing, Columbus799.8
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Cities near Columbus, OH

CityScoreMiles
Canal Winchester, OH8712.7
Concorde Hills, OH8631.9
Upper Arlington, OH864.1
Dublin, OH8611.3
New Albany, OH8613
Grandview Heights, OH862.6
Granville, OH8626.4
Powell, OH8514.2
CityScoreMiles
Marble Cliff, OH853.8
Riverlea, OH858.5
Gahanna, OH857.5
Pickerington, OH8414
Westerville, OH8412
Huber Ridge, OH849.8
Bexley, OH843.3
New California, OH8318.3
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