• Cost of Living

    Big City, Big Value

    With all of the arts, entertainment and nightlife attractions that Cincinnati has to offer, it might come as a surprise that the Queen City is one of the most affordable cities in the country. But our cost of living is actually much lower than many high-profile American cities.

    Here are other cities with major research centers and what you would need to make to equal the purchasing power of a $50,000 salary in Cincinnati:

    Boston  − $74,607

    Philadelphia  − $65,559

    Providence - $67,277

    Baltimore − $60,494

    San Francisco − $87,728

    Cleveland − $54,242

    New York (Manhattan) − $119,368

    Durham, NC − $49,642

    Minneapolis − $58,711

    Austin, TX − $50,872

    Pittsburgh − $51,181

    (Figures based on cost-of-living calculations at CNNMoney as of September, 2014)