Individual Income Tax
Personal Income Tax
1995 Income Tax Returns By School District
Table Y-2 contains information from 1995 Ohio personal income
tax returns categorized by school district as indicated by
taxpayers on their returns. State law requires that Ohio
income tax returns include a line on which taxpayers indicate
their school district of residence.
A total of 5,080,489 Ohio personal income tax returns were
filed for tax year 1995 (April 15, 1996 filing deadline). Of
these 4,863,115 indicated a school district of residence.
The statewide average income (federal adjusted gross income)
reported on all 1995 tax returns was $36,814 per return, an
increase of 5.6 percent from the 1994 returns. The Indian
Hill Exempted Village School District in Hamilton County
reported the highest average income of all 612 school
districts, with $171,026 per return. The lowest average
income was reported in North Bass Local School District in
Ottawa County, with $18,559 per return.
In addition to showing the number of returns filed by
residents of each school district, the average and median
income, and the income rankings, Table Y-2 indicates three
other items of information for each district. These include
the number of personal exemptions claimed on returns (for
taxpayer, spouse, and dependents), the total income and the
total income tax liability.
Median Ohio adjusted gross income is used by the Department
of Education in calculating school aid. Hudson Local School
District in Summit County reported the highest median income
with $48,281 while the lowest median income was reported in
North Bass Local School District in Ottawa County with