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Autos Drive Ohio Forward

198,649 Total Auto Jobs in Ohio
2.82% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

Total State Tax revenue
Percent of State Tax Revenue
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
Corporate Profits Tax
State Income Taxes




By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Ohio average age of vehicles is 11.55 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases


Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$1.88 Billion Total Imports
$994.5 Million Total Exports
$253.6 Million Total Imports
$130 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.
Gasoline Stations 6455
Electric Charging Stations 431
Biodiesel Stations 4
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 43
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 3
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 84


$31,686 Average MSRP Per New Car


$54,021 Median Household Income


$4,502 Median Monthly Household Income


$483 Median Monthly New Car Payment


10.72% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

BMW Group

Location Employees
BMW Financial Services NA, LLC Hilliard 988

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Ohio Assembly Plant Avon Lake 1600
Cleveland Engine Plant #1 Brook Park 1500
Lima Engine Plant Lima 1300
Cincinnati Regional Office Mason 23
Sharonville Transmission Plant Sharonville 1600

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Parts Distribution Center -- Cincinnati West Chester
Defiance Casting Operations -- Global Propulsion Systems Defiance 587
DMAX Ltd. -- Global Propulsion Systems Moraine 688
GM Financial -- Cincinnati Branch Office Mason
Parma Metal Center Parma 1089
Toledo Transmission -- Global Propulsion Systems Toledo 778


Location Employees
Honda Lock-America Co., Inc. Marysville
Honda Midwest Consolidation Center Troy 15
Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant Anna 3,000
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.. East Liberty Auto Plant East Liberty 2,900
Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Marysville Auto Plant Marysville 4,100
Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Performance Manufacturing Center Marysville 100
Honda Parts Distribution Center Troy 248
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Raymond 45
Honda R&D Americas, LLC Cincinnati
Honda R&D Americas, LLC, Ohio Center Raymond 1,830
Honda Research Institute, Ohio State University Columbus 2
Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. Russells Point 1,248
Honda Zone Office Troy 248
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Marysville


Location Employees
Toledo Assembly Complex Toledo 68
Toledo Machining Plant Perrysburg 79
Cleveland Parts Distribution Center Streetsboro 96

Subaru of America

Location Employees
Central Region - Zone 3 Columbus (COL) Dublin 14
Subaru Service Training Center - Columbus Dublin 3