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Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
300,357
Cincinnati Population6
$
43,484
Median Income5
9.2
%
Unemployment Rate17
 

City Score

 

Population

Unlike most cities in the United States where the median age increased by an average of 1.0 years since 2010, the median age of Cincinnati decreased by 0.3 years even though the fastest growing segment, 60- to 64-year olds, grew by 41%

Age

32.4
Median Age6
0.1
%
Population Growth Since 20106

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average6

 

Race and Ethnicity

Cincinnati residents are predominantly white; however, the city is slowly becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 4.8% since 2010, while the Black community, 2nd largest in the city, has shrunk by 3.6%

Race

79.2
%
Ohio Population, White6
61.1
%
United States population, White6

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity6

 

Climate

Cincinnati can be humid with frequent rainfall. The average humidity is 70% and there is an average of 132 days per year where there is at least some rain

Weather

36
%
Chance of Rain11
0
%
Chance of Sunshine

Average Temperature41

 

Housing

The average home value in Cincinnati increased by 28% since 2010 which is 14% lower than the national average and 2% lower than the state average

Rent

$
1,450
Monthly Average12
62
%
Renters42

Average Home Value4

 

Taxes

Cincinnati is a high tax location with sales tax near the national average, but income tax 25% higher than the national average and property tax 42% higher than the national average.

Other

1.58
%
Property Tax20
7.0
%
Sales Tax10
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax20

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)43

 

Employment

Cincinnati has a very low employment rate of 91% which is 3% lower than the national average. The largest employers are Kroger and Macys

Income

18.8
%
<$25,0005
12.1
%
$100,000+5

Distribution by Industry17

 

Politics

Cincinnati is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results44

Representatives

Mayor27 John Cranley
Democratic
House of Representative27 Steve Chabot
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Christ Hospital, is 3.5 miles from the center of Cincinnati, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, is 21.6 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, is 2.6 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical28 Yes
Decriminalized28 Yes
 

Safety

In Ohio, 41.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 35.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks29
No
Permit to Purchase Law29

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#98 2020 Best Cities to Live by Niche30
#63 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report31
#23 2020 Best Cities for Families by U.S. News & World Report32
#84 2020 Best Cities for Families by Niche33
#39 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report34
#14 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub35
#4 2019 Best Cities for Healthcare by healthgrades36
 

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