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 $10.35 $21.73 $25.44 $32.08 $16.82 $19.53 $22.53 $24.59 $15.21 $8.40 $11.73 $14.28 $16.35
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371
Medical $2,361 $5,946 $5,665 $5,723 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393
Housing $6,204 $8,172 $8,172 $10,704 $6,240 $8,172 $8,172 $10,704 $6,204 $8,172 $8,172 $10,704
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,665 $38,877 $45,460 $57,195 $30,158 $34,975 $40,302 $43,943 $30,122 $41,969 $50,985 $58,314
Annual taxes $2,865 $6,316 $7,459 $9,525 $4,833 $5,652 $6,556 $7,206 $4,828 $6,849 $8,424 $9,719
Required annual income before taxes $21,530 $45,193 $52,919 $66,720 $34,990 $40,627 $46,858 $51,149 $47,446 $34,949 $48,818 $59,408 $68,033

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $76,117
Business & Financial Operations $56,303
Computer & Mathematical $58,241
Architecture & Engineering $72,242
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,588
Community & Social Service $44,331
Legal $51,547
Education, Training, & Library $54,592
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $30,648
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $60,075
Healthcare Support $25,543
Protective Service $47,396
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,588
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,631
Personal Care & Service $20,244
Sales & Related $22,694
Office & Administrative Support $30,945
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $43,337
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,226
Production $36,972
Transportation & Material Moving $28,895