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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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Census: Columbus Ranked 13th Fastest Growing US City

Walker Evans Walker Evans Census: Columbus Ranked 13th Fastest Growing US City

Columbus is growing. Quickly. The US Census Bureau released initial estimates for the period running between July 2013 and July 2014 earlier this year, which showed the Columbus Metropolitan Area gaining 25,504 people and Franklin County gaining 17,559 people. Updated numbers released today for that same time period show the City of Columbus proper gaining 12,421 people, […]

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Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

The US Census bureau released new population estimations this morning, and both Franklin County and the entire Columbus Metropolitan Area are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. According to the data, Franklin County added another 17,559 residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. The entire 10-county region added a total of 25,504 […]

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Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Approximately 7,080 people call Downtown Columbus home. While that number is still much lower than the all-time high of 30,000 residents in the 1950s, it’s still a significant improvement over the all-time low of 3,488 that was recorded just 15 years ago. The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District released their quarterly Downtown Economic Development Update […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION