Financial security remains elusive for almost half of Ohio households, which often are one medical issue, pink slip or other crisis away from plunging into severe poverty, according to a new report from the Corporation for Enterprise Development.
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The 2014 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard ranked states based on a variety of economic and policy measures. The rankings are all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
Ohio key areas and ranking
- Ohio’s overall financial security outcome rank: 36
- Financial assets and income: 34
- Business and jobs: 34
- Housing and homeownership: 41
- Health care: 14
- Education: 36
- Ohio’s overall policies ranking: 17
- Financial assets and income: 6
- Business and jobs: 15
- Housing and homeownership: 19
- Health care: 1
- Education: 51