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.
Figures based on cost-of-living calculations from PayScale
as of June, 2015