Columbus, Ohio 

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Economy in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 5.2%.

Columbus has seen the job market increase by 1.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.5%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Columbus
- The Sales Tax Rate for Columbus is 7.5%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Columbus is 5.7%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Columbus
- The average income of a Columbus resident is $24,721 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Columbus resident is $44,774 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.2%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth39.5%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.5%6.0%
  Income Taxes5.7%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$24,721$28,555
  Household Income$44,774$53,482
  Family Median Income$54,492$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction4.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.4%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.9%2.7%
  Retail trade12.6%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.5%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.5%2.1%
  Finance and insurance8.2%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services6.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.2%4.3%
  Educational services9.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance14.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.9%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.7%7.4%
  Other services4.1%4.9%
  Public administration4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Columbus    137 Reviews
    Bland but not awful - 7/23/2018
    I moved to Cbus in 2007 from St. Louis. Having been here a sufficient length of time, I can give an unbiased appraisal of the city. First, let me start off by saying... Read More

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    Miss it Every Day - 5/27/2018
    I lived in Columbus from age 18 - 40. I've since moved a lot for my career: Westchester NY (NYC), Washington DC, Jackson MS, Irvine CA, Salt Lake City UT, and Pittsburgh... Read More

    Not for the individual. Great for herd mentality. - 3/10/2018
    If you move to Columbus for Olive Garden there is something seriously wrong with you..(seems like any good restaurant turned into a chain and quality went downhill)... Read More


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