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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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Quick Facts about OH

Population 11,575,977
Latest Population Increase 0.00%
Median Household Income $49,429
Median Home Price $129,900
Median Property Tax $1,246
Median Rent $66

Employment Rate in OH

  Employed 95.1%
  Unemployed 4.9%

Race in OH

  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 in OH

  Employed 95.1%
  Unemployed 4.9%

Educational Levels in OH

  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 in OH

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 in OH

  Homes Rent 66.3%
  Homes Owned 33.7%

Ohio Rankings

Best places to Live in Ohio

Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Columbus 824,663 $129,100 $45,659
Cleveland 390,584 $69,600 $26,150
Cincinnati 297,397 $119,700 $33,604
Toledo 282,275 $78,200 $33,687
Akron 198,329 $81,200 $34,512
Dayton 141,368 $66,700 $27,683
Parma 80,380 $109,400 $50,440
Canton 72,463 $71,100 $29,418
Youngstown 65,573 $44,600 $24,133
Lorain 63,778 $87,300 $35,042
Hamilton 62,359 $99,200 $40,427
Springfield 60,007 $78,900 $32,066
Kettering 55,944 $125,000 $50,608
Elyria 54,050 $94,300 $40,952
Lakewood 51,155 $131,100 $45,408
Cuyahoga Falls 49,287 $118,700 $50,832
Middletown 48,563 $93,700 $36,374
Euclid 48,105 $82,800 $35,487
Newark 47,829 $112,300 $37,025
Mansfield 46,998 $78,700 $32,148