In a new study, SmartAsset set out to find the most paycheck friendly places in the country. Paycheck friendliness was determined by comparing income taxes, purchasing power, unemployment, and income growth in counties across the U.S.

According to the study, Hocking County ranked as one of the most paycheck friendly places in Ohio. The table below lists the top 10.

Rank – County – Semi-Monthly Paycheck Purchasing Power – Unemployment Rate – Income Growth – Paycheck Friendliness index

1 – Union – $1,613 – 2.24 – 4.6% – 6.0% – 69.61

2 – Holmes – $1,617 – 1.77 – 3.8% – 6.0% – 67.85

3 – Delaware – $1,603 – 2.73 – 4.6% – 3.1% – 66.68

4 – Geauga – $1,614 – 2.17 – 4.7% – 3.1% – 65.63

5 – Warren – $1,605 – 2.32 – 5.2% – 3.6% – 63.55

6 – Mercer – $1,613 – 1.75 – 3.9% – 3.9% – 62.91

7 – Medina – $1,610 – 2.02 – 5.0% – 2.9% – 61.99

8 – Hocking – $1,617 – 1.44 – 5.7% – 4.1% – 60.05

9 – Darke – $1,609 – 1.54 – 4.8% – 5.1% – 59.99

10 – Champaign – $1,612 – 1.65 – 5.6% – 3.8% – 59.65

Additional details on the study, including methodology and an interactive map, can be found at https://smartasset.com/taxes/ohio-paycheck-calculator#ohio.

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