Mount Repose 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.
IndexMount ReposeOhioNational
Cost of living index9291100
IndexMount ReposeOhioNational
Goods & Services index10099100
Groceries index92101100
Health care index9795100
Housing index8275100
Transportation index100101100
Utilities index9391100
Displayed above is a general overview of the Mount Repose, OH cost of living index. The overall cost of living index in Mount Repose, OH is 92, which is 1% higher than the Ohio average and 8% lower than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Mount Repose, OH are 1% higher than the Ohio average and equal to the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Mount Repose is 1% higher than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in Mount Repose is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mount Repose is 18% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$78,542$6,545$1,833$2,356
Renters$27,717$2,310$647$832
One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Mount Repose, OH by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Mount Repose, OH have a median income of $78,542. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,833 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $27,717, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $647.

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 Mount Repose, 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

ItemMount ReposeNational 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

ItemMount ReposeNational 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

ItemMount ReposeNational 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

ItemMount ReposeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $143,700.00$175,700.0018.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $805.19$1,133.2328.9%
Apartment Rent $745.00$920.0019.0%

Transportation

ItemMount ReposeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.04$1.992.6%
Tire Balancing $43.48$45.765.0%

Utilities

ItemMount ReposeNational 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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Plainville, OH1197-3%
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Elmwood Place, OH1,88781-19%
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Fairview city, KY16683-17%
Mount Repose, OH4,48192-8%

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Mount Repose, OH4,48192-8%
Source: The Mount Repose, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.