Ohio : What you need to know

Consistently ranked one of the best states for business, Ohio offers residents many benefits too, including a low cost of living, excellent schools and good recreational opportunities. Manufacturing and financial industries anchor the economy in Ohio, which is the largest producer in the country of plastics, rubber and fabricated metal. The best places to live in Ohio include Akron, Cincinnati and Dublin. Sports fans have several teams to cheer for including the Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Ohio State Buckeyes.


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Ohio Profile

Quick Facts

Population 11575977
Latest Population Increase 0.13%
Median Household Income $11575977
Median Home Price $129900
Median Property Tax $1246
Median Rent $66.3

Employment Rate

  Employed 95.1%
  Unemployed 4.9%

Race

  Ethnicity White 82.4%
  Ethnicity Black 12.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.9%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.8%

Employment Rate

  Employed 95.1%
  Unemployed 4.9%

Educational Levels

  Bachelor's Degree 16.4%
  Associate's Degree 8.2%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 9.7%
  High School Graduate 34.1%
  Some College, No Degree 20.7%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 26.1%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 89.1%

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 1.1%
Construction 5.1%
Manufacturing 15.5%
Wholesale Trade 2.7%
Retail Trade 11.6%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 4.8%
Information 1.7%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.4%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 9.3%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 24.2%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 9.1%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 4.5%
Public Administration 3.9%

Housing

  Homes Rent 66.3%
  Homes Owned 33.7%

Ohio Rankings


Best places to Live in Ohio
Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Aberdeen 1,487 $92,700 $26,603
Ada 6,050 $105,400 $38,290
Adamsville 117 $65,000 $29,792
Addyston 936 $78,300 $35,781
Adelphi 364 $75,400 $31,641
Adena 737 $55,400 $36,818
Akron 198,329 $81,200 $34,512
Albany 1,116 $110,500 $38,533
Alexandria 590 $129,900 $61,912
Alger 686 $65,200 $33,036
Alliance 22,137 $79,400 $31,914
Alvordton 209 $0 $21,944
Amanda 702 $101,200 $50,750
Amberley 3,590 $323,400 $115,903
Amelia 5,319 $139,100 $60,719
Amesville 109 $95,600 $46,875
Amherst 12,114 $148,100 $63,354
Amsterdam 527 $51,200 $39,250
Andersonville 798 $142,200 $68,393
Andover 1,143 $86,300 $21,688