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.
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Chillicothe, OH. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Chillicothe, OH being 84, that puts it 7% lower than the average of Ohio and 16% lower than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Chillicothe, OH, the price of goods and services are 2% lower than the average of Ohio as well as 3% lower than the nation's average.
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The cost of living in Chillicothe is 7% lower than the Ohio average.
The cost of living in Chillicothe is 16% lower than the national average.
The cost of housing in Chillicothe is 40% lower than the national average.
Ohio general sales tax is 13% higher than the national average.
Ohio state income tax is 78% lower than the national average.
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Use the salary calculator to compare your current income in Chillicothe, OH to any other city in the country. The calculator will tell you how much income you would need to make in a particular city to live at the same level based on the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the city you are looking to move to is higher than that of Chillicothe, OH, then you would need to earn a higher salary in order to enjoy the same standard of living. To use the Chillicothe, OH salary calculator, enter the name of the new city, then move the slider to your current salary level. The salary calculator will do the rest and let you know if your salary would need to increase or decrease for the new city. You will also see a complete overview of the cost of living.
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If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Chillicothe, 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 Chillicothe, OH, the median monthly income is $50,094 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,169 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $26,160, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $610 on monthly rental expenses.
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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Chillicothe, OH is the Ohio sales tax and Ohio income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Ohio sales tax rate is 5.75% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Ohio income tax rates range from 0.5% to 5%.
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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.