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Despite Pandemic, Columbus MSA on Track to Reach Population of 3 Million by 2050

Walker Evans Walker Evans Despite Pandemic, Columbus MSA on Track to Reach Population of 3 Million by 2050

Many Americans have been on the move in 2020, and many have attributed their relocations to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. According to a Pew Research study conducted in June, approximately 22% of Americans either relocated or knew someone who relocated due specifically to COVID-19. Locally, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) conducted their own research […]

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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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Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

The latest US Census data released at the end of 2019 reveals that the population growth in our country is slowing overall. Fewer births and more deaths have caused the national annual increase to dip below the one million mark for the first time in decades. While Ohio remains the seventh most populous state in […]

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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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