Living downtown isn't as pricey as you might think, especially when you factor in how much you will save on items such as gas and taxes.
Housing expenses based on averages compiled by polling apartment buildings. Sample auto rates are for an average auto policy per month for 2010 Ford Taurus, no violations, $500 deductible. Insurance figures provided by Progressive Insurance and may vary based on consumer's actual information. Gasoline expenses based on 25 miles per gallon and an 8- and 20-mile commute for inner- and outer-ring suburbs, respectively. Annual tax figures based on a $50,000 annual salary and assumes employment within the city of Cleveland.