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Columbus Population Grew 10% From 2000 to 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The full results of the the 2010 census was released last week, and we’ve been analyzing the numbers and what they mean for our city, our region and our state. The city of Columbus grew from 711,470 to 787,033 over the past decade, a growth of 10.6%. Franklin County as a whole grew 8.8% to […]


PSA: Fill Out & Mail In Your Census Form

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April 1st is known officially as “Census Day” but you still have 8 more days to send in your form and avoid the door-to-door visits that start on May 1st. The 2010 census is important for Central Ohio because it can help property designate federal funding to our citizens. If we’re under-counted, we end up […]


200 Years of the Census in Ohio


Community Research Partners released its fifth edition of Data Bytes (PDF), “Celebrating 200 Years of the Census in Ohio”. This Data Byte analyzes data for Ohio from the 1810, 1860, 1910, 1960, and 2000 censuses and the 2008 American Community Survey. In 1810, Ohio had 230,760 people, with 55% under age 16 and over 99% […]


Columbus slides from 15th to 16th Largest City

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According to a new report from the US Census Bureau, the population of Columbus continued to grow at a rate of just over 1% over the past year, with an additional 8,024 people in the city limits. That brings the total population up to 754,885. Despite the population gains, our southern rival Austin grew at […]


Census shows how Columbus suburbs stack up

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The Dispatch wrote Census shows how suburbs stack up Tuesday, December 9, 2008 BY SHERRI WILLIAMS Of the seven largest suburbs in Franklin County, Reynoldsburg is the most diverse and Upper Arlington is home to the most residents working from home. Those highlights are in a census report being released today that focuses on midsize […]


Census Bureau to hire 1,000 workers in Columbus

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  The Dispatch wrote Census Bureau to hire 1,000 workers in Columbus  Thursday, November 13, 2008 BY TRACY TURNER The U.S. Census Bureau has put the “help-wanted” sign up and is looking for 5,000 new workers across Ohio. A total of 1,000 jobs will be available in Columbus. Jobs needed to be filled include those […]


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