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A+ Xenia Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Xenia Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Ohio
8713% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Xenia cost of living
C+ Xenia Crime Total crime is 21% higher than Ohio
Total crime
3,28919% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3119% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Xenia crime
D- Xenia Employment Household income is 24% lower than Ohio
Median household income
$38,42631% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,86727% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%6% higher than the US average
Xenia employment
D- Xenia Housing Home value is 29% lower than Ohio
Median home value
$93,80049% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$66530% lower than the US average
Home ownership
62%3% lower than the US average
Xenia real estate or Xenia rentals
A Xenia Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Ohio
High school grad. rates
84%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
68%37% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Xenia K-12 schools or Xenia colleges

Living in Xenia, OH

Located in the state of Ohio, Xenia is a mid-sized city with a population of 26,105 inhabitants. The majority of Xenia residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Not a fan of sitting in traffic? One big advantage of living in Xenia is the reasonable commute times to work. With an average one way commute time of 22 minutes, getting to work is faster than the national average of 26 minutes.

Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Xenia could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Ohio if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Xenia, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, education, employment, housing and more.

With a livability score of 76/100, Xenia is ranked #4,482 in the United States and #430 in Ohio. Based on this score, Xenia would be considered a very livable city! If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Xenia ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and education (A). There is at least one category that did not score well in Xenia. The following was graded with a disappointing score: weather (D), employment (D-) and housing (D-).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Xenia has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Xenia have a test score average of 68%, which is well above the US average.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Xenia is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Xenia come in at $93,800, which is 28.9% lower than the Ohio average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Xenia, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 7.7% lower than the Ohio average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Xenia were 8.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.8%.

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Compare Xenia, OH Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Xenia, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Patterson Park, Dayton8011.81,469
Pheasant Hill, Dayton7613.42,604
Oregon, Dayton7513.81,302
Historic Inner East, Dayton7213.12,479
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Eastmont, Dayton7110.12,355
South Park, Dayton7013.51,701
Gateway, Dayton6812.51,418
Hearthstone, Dayton68111,995

Best Cities Near Xenia, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kings Mills, OH9027.61,470
Centerville village, OH8911.469
Beckett Ridge, OH8935.38,724
Mason, OH8929.932,025
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Madeira, OH8941.48,924
Loveland, OH8833.812,641
Amberley, OH8842.13,595
Montgomery, OH8836.910,440
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Xenia, Ohio: Unique and Peaceful Living for Everyone

I can honestly say that Xenia, Ohio is the best place I have ever lived! Living in Xenia means living in a clean, well-kept town where there's something for everyone. The suburban neighborhoods are still close enough to the heart of town to make reaching anyplace convenient. The weather is typical of Ohio year round, meaning it's pretty unpredictable! You get a little of everything all year long.

Xenia is one of the best areas in the state when it comes to great schools. The graduation rate here seems to grow on a regular basis. There are also jobs aplenty in just about any field you may have an interest in. And when it comes to fun and relaxing entertainment and activities Xenia has so much to offer! Spend a day touring and tasting at Caesars Creek Vineyards, take in the local talent at the Xenia Area Community Theater, and make sure to spend a day checking out the unique shops and coffee houses in Yellow Springs. You will definitely find lots of reasons to love Xenia!
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