Columbus Cost of Living Compared!
Moving to or from Columbus? How do you expect your cost of living to change?
Quoting the “Cost of Living Calculator” here’s an example about a move to Columbus from another Ohio city:
“If you move from Cleveland, OH to Columbus, OH….
Groceries will cost: 15% less
Housing will cost: 16% less
Utilities will cost: 1% more
Transportation will cost: 3% less
Healthcare will cost: 8% less”
Where do Columbus people come from? People move from Cleveland to Columbus… and from Akron, Dayton, Youngstown. People move to Columbus from Michigan.
Moving from Columbus? Again quoting the ”Cost of Living Calculator”
“If you move from Columbus, OH to Sarasota, FL….
Groceries will cost: 11% more
Housing will cost: 29% more
Utilities will cost: 3% less
Transportation will cost: 1% more
Healthcare will cost: 5% more
*People move from Columbus to sunnier climes. Or bigger cities.
Use the calculator on the CNNMoney site, the editors of Money Magazine. ”How far will my salary go in another city?” You put in your income, they tell you how much income you need in the destination city.
Is this current? ” Data is generated from an average of the past four quarters ending December 2011.”
Thanks to Brad Long a real estate agent with Keller Williams in Louisville Kentucky for the heads up about the current cost of living calculator.
Domestic arrivals, Moving to Columbus
Domestic departure, Moving from Columbus, people relocate to:
Huh? Not a Florida City there… I should have looked at the 2010 post before playing with the calculator.