Dry Run 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.
IndexDry RunOhioNational
Cost of living index11391100
IndexDry RunOhioNational
Goods & Services index9196100
Groceries index9699100
Health care index10496100
Housing index15975100
Transportation index9495100
Utilities index94101100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Dry Run, OH cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Ohio and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Dry Run, OH is 113, which is 25% higher than the Ohio average and 13% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Dry Run, OH are 5% lower than the average for Ohio and 9% lower than the rest of the country.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Dry Run is 25% higher than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Dry Run is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Dry Run is 59% 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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The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Dry Run, OH to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Dry Run, OH, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Dry Run, OH salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$129,176$10,765$3,014$3,876
Renters$43,889$3,657$1,024$1,317
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Dry Run, OH, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Dry Run, OH homeowners have a median income of $129,176. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $3,014 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $43,889, which means there is a maximum of $1,024 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Ohio Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Ohio5.75%8%

Ohio Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Ohio0.528%5.333%
The Ohio sales tax and Ohio income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Dry Run, OH. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Ohio sales tax is 5.75% and the maximum surtax is 8%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Ohio income tax rates range from 0.528% to 5.333%.

Goods & Services

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
Haircut $10.50$14.5928.0%
Beauty Salon $33.40$34.683.7%
Toothpaste $3.41$2.4737.9%
Shampoo $0.84$1.0217.8%
Movie $10.17$9.873.1%
Bowling $4.13$4.396.0%

Groceries

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.50$4.480.5%
Fried Chicken $1.29$1.4611.9%
Milk $2.74$2.3616.3%
Potatoes $2.58$3.0615.7%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $8.75$8.631.4%

Health Care

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $108.00$99.788.2%
Doctor $96.40$105.038.2%
Dentist $103.33$88.7016.5%
Ibuprofen $8.29$9.4111.9%
Lipitor $306.62$298.502.7%

Housing

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
Home Price $296,100.00$175,700.0068.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $761.82$1,081.0329.5%
Apartment Rent $1,250.00$920.0035.9%

Transportation

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.91$2.098.6%
Tire Balancing $45.29$45.290.0%

Utilities

ItemDry RunNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$144.76$170.8015.2%
Phone $30.01$28.266.2%
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.
Plainville, OH1196-4%
Brecon, OH25669-31%
Elmwood Place, OH1,88780-20%
Lincoln Heights, OH3,34882-18%
Fairview city, KY16680-20%
Dry Run, OH7,44611313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Philadelphia, MS7,44679-21%
Payette, ID7,44785-15%
Fort Riley, KS7,4441022%
Canfield, OH7,44386-14%
Marengo, IL7,45196-4%
Dry Run, OH7,44611313%
Source: The Dry Run, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.