Cincinnati, OH 

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Economy in Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, OH is a vibrant city with a lower cost of living than the US average. It is a great place to live and work, with many local companies such as Procter & Gamble, Kroger, Macy's, and Fifth Third Bank. It is also home to several universities such as University of Cincinnati and Xavier University. The rent for a two bedroom apartment in Cincinnati is $1,070 compared to the US average which stands at $1,430. Additionally, grocery costs are slightly lower in Cincinnati than the national rate. All this combine to make Cincinnati an affordable yet enjoyable place to live.

Cincinnati has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 6.0%.

Cincinnati has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Cincinnati
- The Sales Tax Rate for Cincinnati is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Cincinnati is 5.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Cincinnati
- The average income of a Cincinnati resident is $25,256 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Cincinnati resident is $45,235 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYCincinnati, OhioUnited States
  4.9%6.0%
  -4.7%-6.2%
  29.8%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  5.6%4.6%
  $34,060$37,638
  $45,235$69,021
  $62,457$85,028
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.2%
  0.0%0.5%
  3.9%6.8%
  9.9%10.0%
  2.0%2.5%
  10.7%11.0%
  6.4%4.8%
  0.3%0.8%
  1.7%1.9%
  5.4%4.7%
  1.8%1.9%
  8.9%7.6%
  0.3%0.1%
  4.8%4.2%
  9.1%9.3%
  17.1%14.0%
  2.2%2.1%
  8.5%7.0%
  4.3%4.8%
  2.9%4.7%
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    Reviews for Cincinnati    112 Reviews
    Columbus vs. Cinti.: - 7/16/2021
    Lived in Cinti. and on UC faculty for over 40 years. The best move of my life is to have retired and left Cinti. for Tucson. In academics OSU far outranks UC and the... Read More

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    Revitalized Downtown, Baseball, Parks and more. - 6/27/2020
    What Bert has to say is a bit dated. The downtown area has made a great comeback over the past 10-15 years with Over the Rhine once being ranked America‚Äôs most dangerous... Read More

    Good place to raise a family. (In the suburbs) - 1/17/2020
    I love Cincinnati. There are places I would rather live but this is home. Good people, good place to raise a family. Well, as long as you're raising them in the suburbs... Read More


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