New Philadelphia 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.
IndexNew PhiladelphiaOhioNational
Cost of living index8791100
IndexNew PhiladelphiaOhioNational
Goods & Services index8899100
Groceries index118101100
Health care index8895100
Housing index6475100
Transportation index102101100
Utilities index9691100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the New Philadelphia, OH cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Ohio and cities across the country, the cost of living index in New Philadelphia, OH is 87, which is 5% lower than the Ohio average and 13% lower 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 New Philadelphia, OH are 11% lower than the average for Ohio and 12% lower than the rest of the country.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in New Philadelphia is 5% lower than the Ohio average.
  • The cost of living in New Philadelphia is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in New Philadelphia is 36% 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 New Philadelphia, 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 New Philadelphia, OH, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the New Philadelphia, 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$54,349$4,529$1,268$1,631
Renters$23,772$1,981$555$713
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in New Philadelphia, OH as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for New Philadelphia, OH homeowners, is $54,349. This would allow for a maximum of $1,268 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $23,772 which would result in a maximum of $555 to be spent on rental costs.

Ohio Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Ohio5.75%8%

Ohio Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Ohio0.528%5.333%
When you are determining the total cost of living in New Philadelphia, OH you will want to make sure you consider both the Ohio sales tax and the Ohio income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Ohio is 5.75%, with the highest surtax being 8%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Ohio have a range from 0.528% to 5.333%.

Goods & Services

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.27$15.568.3%
Beauty Salon $32.93$36.118.8%
Toothpaste $2.86$2.4715.8%
Shampoo $1.05$0.968.8%
Movie $10.60$10.134.7%
Bowling $3.51$4.7425.8%

Groceries

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.89$3.982.4%
Fried Chicken $1.94$1.4138.1%
Milk $2.80$2.0635.7%
Potatoes $3.99$2.9833.8%
Pizza $8.99$9.475.1%
Beer $7.99$8.799.1%

Health Care

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $72.82$101.0427.9%
Doctor $83.27$107.4422.5%
Dentist $73.07$90.4219.2%
Ibuprofen $11.27$9.2821.5%
Lipitor $442.27$426.503.7%

Housing

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $106,700.00$175,700.0039.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,414.65$1,133.2324.8%
Apartment Rent $653.00$920.0029.0%

Transportation

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.12$1.996.2%
Tire Balancing $42.96$45.766.1%

Utilities

ItemNew PhiladelphiaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$147.80$163.819.8%
Phone $29.99$28.395.6%
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.
Tippecanoe, OH12274-26%
Leesville, OH12280-20%
Sandyville, OH20781-19%
Bowerston, OH39381-19%
Dennison, OH2,74982-18%
New Philadelphia, OH17,33487-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
South Houston, TX17,32385-15%
Marion, IL17,35384-16%
Wayne, MI17,31484-16%
Takoma Park, MD17,30714949%
Huntington, IN17,28481-19%
New Philadelphia, OH17,33487-13%
Source: The New Philadelphia, OH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.