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Cities & States

Columbus
Population: 824,663
 
Cleveland
Population: 390,584
 
Cincinnati
Population: 297,397
 
Toledo
Population: 282,275
 
Akron
Population: 198,329
 
Dayton
Population: 141,368
 
Parma
Population: 80,380
 
Canton
Population: 72,463
 
Youngstown
Population: 65,573
 
Lorain
Population: 63,778
 

Cuyahoga County
Population: 1,263,189
 
Franklin County
Population: 1,215,761
 
Hamilton County
Population: 804,194
 
Summit County
Population: 541,847
 
Montgomery County
Population: 533,763
 
Lucas County
Population: 436,261
 
Stark County
Population: 374,979
 
Butler County
Population: 372,538
 
Lorain County
Population: 303,152
 
Mahoning County
Population: 234,550
 

Ohio

State of Ohio Demographics

Ohio is located in the Midwest region, with the Buckeye State’s economy historically banking and insurance, motor vehicle, plastics and rubber manufacturing, research and development, steel production, and agriculture. Developing sectors include bioscience, information, food processing, and oil industries. Ohio’s economic outlook strengths include skilled manufacturing workforce, good infrastructure, and quality healthcare system; while challenges include slow population growth and elevated level of out-migration, and heavy reliance on declining manufacturing sector. (Source: Ohio Development Services Agency)


The latest employment scorecard for the State of Ohio for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Ohio has a mixed employment profile. Although the unemployment rate grew by 0.5 percent to 5.4 percent. However, the labor force participation rate increased 0.3 percent to 62.7 percent, and the labor force in general grew by 0.9 percent. This may indicate some slack in people entering the labor force looking for work and getting hired. You can view what jobs are available in Ohio, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.

Ohio demographics

View more Ohio demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Ohio below. More employment information for the State of Ohio and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.

Based on 2013 statistics, the health care and social assistance sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by government and government enterprises; manufacturing; retail trade; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of December 2013) include the United States Government, Wal-Mart Stores, State of Ohio, Cleveland Clinic, Kroger Company, The Ohio State University, Catholic Healthcare Partners, Catholic Health Initiatives/Premier Health & TriHealth, University Hospitals Health System, and JP Morgan Chase & Co. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
INF% decrease since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Ohio





Directory of Counties in Ohio




	
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