Well, good news nerdwallet has a simple to use the cost of living calculator which requires very little information from the users. Cost of living comparison Cincinnati vs Columbus: for example -moving from Cincinnati to Columbus (Ohio) according to the results -somebody making $75,000. with kids will find Columbus -4% cheaper than living in Cincy. Thinking about retiring and moving to Sarasota, Florida with a retirement income of $50,000- enjoy because the cost of living in Sarasota is -3%% lower
The calculator compares the costs of housing, gas, food, entertainment, and healthcare.
Knowing what to expect cost-wise is helpful and while the calculators offer some insights. However, if you need more information most Realtors® have relocation departments or relocation networks which, usually, offer a more comprehensive analysis of the cost of living for cities in the United States.
Also if you decide on moving use the Cost of Moving Calculator to estimate moving costs.