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Cost of Living
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Cost of Living


"Cost of Living" refers to the cost required to maintain a stardard of life. Several criteria are used to arrive at a cost of living measurement or index including but not limited to the value of food/groceries, utilities, housing, transportation, etc. Holmes County enjoys a cost of living below the national and state average.   An attractive and affordable place to live and conduct business, the region is offers a competitive advantage to industry and financial peace of mind to residents.

Cost of Living Index
  Holmes County United States
Food  99 100
Utilities  106 100
Miscellaneous 130 100
Overall 84 100
* Source: Sperling's Best Places, www.bestplaces.net


Ohio Community Comparables
Wayne/Wooster, Ohio   92
Ashland, Ohio 86.5
Akron, Ohio 95.6
Cleveland, Ohio 97.7
Columbus, Ohio 93.8
Cincinnati, Ohio 93.6
*Source: ACCRA COST OF LIVING INDEX, www.coli.org