Delhi Hills 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.
IndexDelhi HillsOhioNational
Cost of living index9691100
IndexDelhi HillsOhioNational
Goods & Services index10099100
Groceries index92101100
Health care index9795100
Housing index9375100
Transportation index100101100
Utilities index9391100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Delhi Hills, OH is displayed above. In Delhi Hills, OH, the overall cost of living index is 96, which is 5% higher than the Ohio average and 4% lower than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Delhi Hills, OH, the city's goods and services are 1% higher than the Ohio average and equal to the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Delhi Hills is 5% higher than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Delhi Hills is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Delhi Hills is 7% lower 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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Using the salary calculator lets you compare the salary you earn in Delhi Hills, OH to what it is in other cities. It will let you know what your earnings would have to be in another city to have the same standard of living, as determined by the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the area you want to move to is higher than the cost of living in Delhi Hills, OH, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the Delhi Hills, OH salary calculator, put in the name of the other city, then move the slider to the point that represents the current income. The salary calculator will take care of the rest and tell you how much more or less you must earn in the new city. A Total breakdown of the cost of living is also provided.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$87,854$7,321$2,050$2,636
Renters$66,583$5,549$1,553$1,998
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Delhi Hills, OH, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Delhi Hills, OH, the median monthly income is $87,854 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $2,050 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $66,583, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $1,553 on monthly rental expenses.

Ohio Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Ohio5.75%8%

Ohio Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Ohio0.528%5.333%
For those who live in Delhi Hills, OH and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Ohio income tax rate and the Ohio sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Ohio, the sales tax is 5.75%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Ohio, the income tax rate ranges between 0.528% to 5.333%.

Goods & Services

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.84$15.5611.1%
Beauty Salon $31.76$36.1112.0%
Toothpaste $2.36$2.474.4%
Shampoo $0.79$0.9618.5%
Movie $10.51$10.133.8%
Bowling $4.58$4.743.4%

Groceries

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.61$3.989.5%
Fried Chicken $1.41$1.410.2%
Milk $1.46$2.0629.1%
Potatoes $2.68$2.9810.0%
Pizza $8.49$9.4710.4%
Beer $8.18$8.796.9%

Health Care

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $90.37$101.0410.6%
Doctor $103.24$107.443.9%
Dentist $87.72$90.423.0%
Ibuprofen $8.33$9.2810.2%
Lipitor $433.67$426.501.7%

Housing

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $136,800.00$175,700.0022.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $805.19$1,133.2328.9%
Apartment Rent $1,174.00$920.0027.6%

Transportation

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.04$1.992.6%
Tire Balancing $43.48$45.765.0%

Utilities

ItemDelhi HillsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$163.52$163.810.2%
Phone $23.66$28.3916.7%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Plainville, OH1197-3%
Brecon, OH25670-30%
Elizabethtown, OH30276-24%
New Baltimore, OH52379-21%
Elmwood Place, OH1,88781-19%
Delhi Hills, OH5,03296-4%

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Port Isabel, TX5,03379-21%
Gilmer, TX5,03184-16%
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Fruitland, MD5,02899-1%
Sparta, TN5,03685-15%
Delhi Hills, OH5,03296-4%
Source: The Delhi Hills, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.