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 $9.96 $20.71 $26.34 $32.89 $15.90 $20.04 $22.48 $24.53 $11.90 $7.94 $11.90 $14.46 $16.81
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10

*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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139
Medical $2,105 $5,501 $5,214 $5,375 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233
Housing $6,060 $8,136 $8,136 $10,464 $6,108 $8,136 $8,136 $10,464 $6,060 $8,136 $8,136 $10,464
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $18,007 $37,158 $47,163 $58,770 $28,588 $35,951 $40,310 $43,928 $28,540 $42,643 $51,725 $60,067
Annual taxes $2,710 $5,924 $7,627 $9,645 $4,492 $5,722 $6,451 $7,091 $4,485 $6,849 $8,412 $9,868
Required annual income before taxes $20,717 $43,082 $54,790 $68,415 $33,080 $41,674 $46,760 $51,019 $49,492 $33,025 $49,492 $60,136 $69,935

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,150
Business & Financial Operations $55,880
Computer & Mathematical $59,280
Architecture & Engineering $68,210
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,880
Community & Social Service $41,400
Legal $58,020
Education, Training, & Library $52,450
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $26,570
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,330
Healthcare Support $24,400
Protective Service $44,740
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,700
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,000
Personal Care & Service $19,670
Sales & Related $21,770
Office & Administrative Support $29,290
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $38,560
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,730
Production $34,960
Transportation & Material Moving $25,480