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MORPC Drafts Long-Term Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has completed a draft of their 2012-2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), which will be available for public review and comment through April 13th. A public open house meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, March 20th from 4pm to 7pm at the MORPC offices at 111 Liberty Street in The Brewery District. […]

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Urban Columbus sees 45% Gain in YPs

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According to an article published yesterday in USA Today, the population of young and educated people are on the rise in urban centers around the country: “Urban centers draw more young, educated adults“. According to 2010 Census data, the number of educated 20- and 30-somethings grew twice as fast in the core of most US […]

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Columbus Reclaims Title of 15th Largest US City

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Two summers ago, we reported that Columbus had slipped in status from the 15th largest city in the US to the 16th largest city when 2008 population estimates projected that Austin had surpassed us. One bit of information that we forgot to mention two weeks ago when presenting some of the results of the official […]

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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 […]

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Columbus Ranks 9th for Latino & Asian Growth

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According to an article in yesterday’s Dispatch (“Latinos, Asians log big growth“) Columbus ranks in 9th place nationally for the largest percentage of increase in Latino and Asian populations. Between 2000 and 2008, the Latino population in the Columbus metro area grew by 86% from 27,262 to 50,708, and the Asian population grew 48% from […]

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Canal Winchester Upgrades from Village to City

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An interesting story by Robert Paschen in yesterday’s This Week News reveals that Canal Winchester will be officially transforming from a village into a city after the completion of the 2010 census: “Canal Winchester ready for ‘city’ status“. The population of this area was 4,478 at the 2000 census, and within Ohio, city status is […]

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200 Years of the Census in Ohio

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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% […]

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