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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Lima, Ohio, is 6.30%, with job growth of 0.56%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.80%.

Lima, Ohio Taxes
Lima, Ohio,sales tax rate is 6.75%. Income tax is 6.01%.

Lima, Ohio Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $15,015, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $27,493.

  ECONOMYLima, OhioUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.30%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.56%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  34.80%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.01%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $15,015$28,051
  Household Income  $27,493$53,046
  Family Median Income  $33,882$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  27.63%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  10.28%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  15.33%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.36%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.50%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.60%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.85%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  7.13%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  4.23%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  0.90%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  0.19%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  6.33%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  1.25%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.37%1.66%
  Legal  0.68%1.17%
  Education, library  4.60%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.52%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  2.92%5.49%
  Healthcare support  4.43%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  3.07%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  8.99%5.61%
  Building maintenance  5.72%3.97%
  Personal care  4.47%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.66%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.02%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.61%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  21.36%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Unless you're in the medical field, think twice.
The only opportunity for jobs with livable wages around the Lima area seem to be in the healthcare related fields. There are plenty of sub $10/hr jobs within the retail... (read more)
Cold
I grew up around Dayton/ Lima area. We are seriously thinking of moving someplace warmer - south east. We have lived here because this is where our family if from. We... (read more)
Seriously !
This is the most depressed city I have ever been in. It is a ghetto town and is very sad. The mall has nothing to offer and many retailers have moved out. Their style... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Seriously !
This is the most depressed city I have ever been in. It is a ghetto town and is very sad. The mall has nothing to offer and many retailers have moved out. Their style... (read more)
Keep right on going...
Want to know what the best thing is about Lima? Nothing! Most places have at least a few things that make them unique and appealing. Not Lima; as a matter of fact, I am... (read more)
Poor, poor, poor
I am a transplant to this northwestern Ohio town from Pittsburgh, PA. I am amazed how depressing and sad it is to live in this small town. I was from a suburb of a big... (read more)
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