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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 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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Growth Has Columbus Region on Track to Hit 3 Million Mark by 2050

Brent Warren Brent Warren Growth Has Columbus Region on Track to Hit 3 Million Mark by 2050

Stronger-than-expected population growth in the last five years has led the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) to revise its estimate for future growth in the Columbus region. The organization’s Insight2050 report — released in 2014 — predicted that an additional 500,000 people would call the seven-county Central Ohio area home by 2050. The latest numbers, […]

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Columbus Region Grows to 2 Million Population Milestone

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region Grows to 2 Million Population Milestone

According to newly released US Census estimates for 2015, the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) officially surpassed the two million mark at some point last year to a grand total of 2,021,632 people. The Columbus MSA is still slightly smaller than Cincinnati’s regional population of 2.1 million people, but is likely to surpass Cleveland’s declining 2.06 […]

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Columbus Leads Peer Cities in Millennial Population Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Leads Peer Cities in Millennial Population Growth

Millennials are currently the largest generational set in America, with roughly one third of the country’s population having been born in between 1980 and the mid 2000s. With over 76 million Millennials in the United States, every city is working to make its case to attract this coveted age range, in hopes of not only […]

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