Living in Cincinnati | Cost of Living

Cost of Living

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.

A $50,000 Cincinnati salary is equal to:

New York, NY $118,257
San Francisco, CA $92,739
Boston, MA $77,645
Providence, RI $58,558
Philadelphia, PA $54,201
Baltimore, MD $56,172
Minneapolis, MN $51,297
Cleveland, OH $48,703
Pittsburgh, PA $52,075
Austin, TX $52,386
Nashville, TN $50,674
Durham, NC $52,127

Figures based on cost-of-living calculations from PayScale as of July, 2023

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