Columbus employment information

Income per capita$24,721$26,520$28,555
Median household income$44,774$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,256$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,452$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$32,034$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$26,264$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level22.3%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 43% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.2%
Financial & insurance services7.2%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%14.8%
Public administration5.0%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.6%
Education, health & social services13.9%35.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Albany, OH8,169$179,405235%
Powell, OH12,012$136,250155%
Dublin, OH42,378$117,860120%
New California, OH1,581$117,132119%
Riverlea, OH613$110,625107%
Columbus, OH811,943$44,77416%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Francisco, CA829,072$78,37847%
Indianapolis, IN835,097$42,07621%
Jacksonville, FL837,533$46,76813%
Fort Worth, TX778,573$52,4922%
Charlotte, NC774,807$53,2740%
Columbus, OH811,943$44,77416%
Source: The Columbus, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.