Cincinnati and Dayton Make Forbes Most Affordable U.S. Cities List

Forbes published its list of America’s Most Affordable Cities and Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio made this list. Cincinnati ranked #5 and Dayton ranked #8. Criteria for the ranking included comparing median home sales prices to family income as well as costs of groceries, utilities. transportation and health-care costs.

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Cincinnati

  • Median Family Income: $68,500
  • 2014 Median Home Sales Price: $133,000
  • Cost Below National Average: Groceries -4.6%; Utilities – 5.9%; Transportation: 0.2%; Health Care: 0.3%

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Dayton

  • Median Family Income: $60,200
  • 2014 Median Home Sales Price: $104,000
  • Cost Below National Average: Groceries -6.4%; Utilities – 7.6%; Transportation: 1.7%; Health Care: 11.8%

What city ranked as the most affordable? Birmingham, Alabama.

See the rankings here.

See homes for sale in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana here.

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