The cost of living and doing business in the Greater Cincinnati area are below the national averages. In fact, the Cincinnati metro area was rated as the #1 most cost-friendly area in the country for businesses, for communities with a population of 2 million or greater (KPMG 2016 Competitive Alternatives Report). Housing and utility costs are particularly low, at 78% and 87% of the national average. See more information on Clermont County and Cincinnati’s reasonable costs of living and working in the lifestyle section of our web site. These competitive advantages of greater Cincinnati have allowed the region to attract a diversified economy and the headquarters of several Fortune 500 businesses.
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