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Some Neighborhoods Lagging Behind in Census Response

Brent Warren Brent Warren Some Neighborhoods Lagging Behind in Census Response

The U.S. Census Bureau’s website offers a continually-updated tally of how many people have completed their 2020 Census questionnaire, sorted by geography. So, with the final month of counting now underway, we can see that just over half of Columbus residents have filled out the census online. Another 10% have responded via phone or mail, […]

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Columbus Metro Population Growth Continues

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Metro Population Growth Continues

The US Census Bureau’s latest population estimates show that the Columbus metropolitan area is continuing its steady growth. The population in the region – which the Census defines as Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Hocking, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway, and Union counties – increased to 2.12 million people in 2019. That amounts to an increase of […]

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Census: Columbus is the 4th Fastest-Growing Big City in the US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Census: Columbus is the 4th Fastest-Growing Big City in the US

The U.S. Census released its official population estimates for cities across the country, and Columbus continues to boom. The city proper grew by a total of 15,429 people between 2016 and 2017, climbing to an estimated total of 879,170. The growth rate in Columbus represents a 1.79 percent year-over-year population increase, which is the fourth fastest percentage of […]

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Columbus Ranked #1 City for College Grads, According to New Study

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Ranked #1 City for College Grads, According to New Study

Columbus has been ranked yet again as one of the best cities for new college graduates. Personal finance tech company SmartAsset has pulled data from the Census Bureau to rank the top 10 cities in the country, with Columbus in the number one slot. SmartAsset looked at data related to jobs, affordability and entertainment. Metrics included […]

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Columbus Surpasses Indianapolis to Become 14th Largest City in US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Surpasses Indianapolis to Become 14th Largest City in US

According to the latest US Census estimates, Columbus is no longer the 15th largest city in the US. As of July 1st, 2016, our estimated population of 860,090 has moved us past Indianapolis (estimated population of 855,164) to take the title of 14th largest city in the US. Year-over-year, the estimated growth represents an increase of 10,046 new […]

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Franklin County Now Largest in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin County Now Largest in Ohio

According to the latest US Census data, Franklin County is now the largest in the State of Ohio, surpassing Cuyahoga County for the first time. The data now indicates that Franklin County has an estimated population of 1,264,518 as of 2016, with Cuyahoga County clocking in at 1,249,352 — a difference of 15,166 people. Since […]

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Columbus Surpasses 850,000 Residents in New Census Estimates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Surpasses 850,000 Residents in New Census Estimates

The United States Census Bureau released its annual city and town population estimates yesterday, which calculates year-over-year growth for US cities between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015. During that timeframe, the City of Columbus (not counting its suburbs) grew by 12,175 residents — a rate of 1.5 percent — to an estimated total of […]

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