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AOF’s updated fact sheets highlight that too many Ohioans lack access to the basics they need to prosper and live better lives because of the decline in median household income.

Ohio’s communities thrive when everyone feels safe, has a good job and can afford the basics. Unfortunately, a job doesn’t always mean a living and families across the state aren’t making enough to get by.

AOF’s updated OhioSPEAKS county pages show that over the last 10 years, family incomes have declined while the cost of the basics, including food, gas, housing, child care, health care and education have gone up making it difficult for many families to make ends meet.

We encourage you to share and discuss your county’s fact sheet with your state lawmakers and local advocates in your community. When you talk with people, we hope you’ll highlight that public investments in government support programs benefit all Ohioans.

County Fact Sheets

Adams | Allen | Ashland | Ashtabula | Athens| Auglaize | Belmont | Brown | Butler | Carroll | Champaign | Clark | Clermont | Clinton | Columbiana | Coshocton | Crawford | Cuyahoga

Darke | Defiance | Delaware | Erie | Fairfield | Fayette | Franklin | Fulton | Gallia | Geauga | Greene | Guernsey | Hamilton| Hancock | Hardin | Harrison | Henry | Highland | Hocking | Holmes | Huron

Jackson | Jefferson | Knox | Lake | Lawrence | Licking | Logan | Lorain | Lucas | Madison | Mahoning | Marion | Medina | Meigs | Mercer | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Morrow | Muskingum

Noble | Ottawa | Paulding | Perry | Pickaway | Pike | Portage | Preble | Putnam | Richland | Ross | Sandusky | Scioto | Seneca | Shelby | Stark | Summit | Trumbull | Tuscarawas

Union | Van Wert | Vinton | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Williams | Wood | Wyandot

Tell Us Your Story

As you look through the OhioSPEAKS county pages you’ll notice that stories are a key component of the project. Together, the facts we highlight and the stories you share create a powerful resource for local advocates. Will you share your story to help us reach our goal of collecting stories from every county?