Income/capita 30%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 41%
Find Homes Find Rentals
Income per capita$20,793$27,800$29,829
Median household income$33,817$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,512$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,097$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$25,707$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$18,830$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level22.4%15.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sandusky is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sandusky is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sandusky is 41% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sandusky is 48% higher than the national average

Best Places for Employment in and Around Sandusky

See all the best places to live around Sandusky

Compare Sandusky, OH Employment

      How would you rate the job market in Sandusky?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How accessible is public transit in Sandusky?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Sandusky poll results

      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Sandusky median earnings by income bracket

      Sandusky employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector24.6%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%16.0%
      Public administration3.2%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.8%
      Education, health & social services9.5%30.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Collins, OH407$70,92128.2%
      Mitiwanga, OH158$67,87522.7%
      Marblehead, OH881$67,75022.5%
      Milan, OH1,263$66,25019.8%
      Castalia, OH853$66,15419.6%
      Sandusky, OH25,338$33,81738.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Candiac, QC25,341n/a 
      Ramsey, MN25,329$88,28659.6%
      New Lenox, IL25,347$102,27384.9%
      Belvidere, IL25,300$47,58614.0%
      Ossining, NY25,299$62,91713.7%
      Sandusky, OH25,338$33,81738.9%
      Source: The Sandusky, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).