Living Wage Calculation for Lima, OH

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.77 $22.09 $26.39 $32.69 $17.25 $20.42 $23.01 $25.31 $23.73 $8.56 $12.20 $14.54 $16.75
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461
Medical $2,332 $6,081 $5,737 $5,819 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539
Housing $6,360 $8,340 $8,340 $10,992 $6,588 $8,340 $8,340 $10,992 $6,360 $8,340 $8,340 $10,992
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $19,402 $39,465 $47,069 $58,191 $30,876 $36,512 $41,088 $45,157 $30,648 $43,549 $51,837 $59,618
Annual taxes $3,008 $6,478 $7,819 $9,796 $4,994 $5,969 $6,764 $7,496 $4,962 $7,198 $8,661 $10,048
Required annual income before taxes $22,410 $45,943 $54,889 $67,987 $35,870 $42,481 $47,852 $52,653 $49,367 $35,611 $50,748 $60,498 $69,666

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $80,538
Business & Financial Operations $60,221
Computer & Mathematical $58,513
Architecture & Engineering $83,809
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,515
Community & Social Service $45,726
Legal $53,720
Education, Training, & Library $52,783
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $28,259
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $62,752
Healthcare Support $26,541
Protective Service $46,868
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,895
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,749
Personal Care & Service $20,626
Sales & Related $23,198
Office & Administrative Support $31,252
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $43,906
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $42,476
Production $38,669
Transportation & Material Moving $29,802