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Where People in Ohio are Moving To and From


Community Research Partners has released Data Byte No. 4: Coming or Going? Ohio Population Migration Patterns. This Data Byte analyzes migration data from the IRS. CRP found that from 2007 to 2008, 407,288 people moved into Ohio from other parts of the U.S., and 442,980 moved out of state to elsewhere in the country, for […]


A Closer Look at Columbus Growth and Rail Transit

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From the CBus Transit Blog: Census and Transit A few days ago the Census Bureau released some updated figures concerning the population of US cities. While Columbus continued to grow, it was surpassed by Austin, Texas and slipped from being the country’s 15th largest city to the 16th. Columbus remains, however, the largest city in […]


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 […]


Somali Population in Franklin Co. Estimated at 15k


The second edition of Community Research Partners’ Data Bytes estimates the number of Somalis in Franklin County. CRP Data Bytes provide a snapshot of a topic of importance to our region and state today. Data Byte topics cover a wide range of social, economic, and community issues. CRP’s first Data Byte, on the topic of […]


Deja Vu: Columbus Grows, Other Ohio Cities Shrink

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Its time for your regularly scheduled growth update from The Dispatch: “Central Ohio continues to grow“. Feel like you’re having a bit of Deja Vu? That’s because you are. July 2008: Columbus Grows, Rest of Ohio Shrinks March 2008: Columbus Region Grows, Ohio Stalls March 2008: Columbus Population Up, Rare in Ohio December 2007: Ohio’s […]


Downtowners: Who They Are and How They Live


We just released the first edition of CRP (Community Research Partners) Data Bytes. Once every two months, we will take a snapshot of a topic pertinent to what is going on in our region and state. Data Byte topics will cover a wide range of social, economic, and community issues. For this inaugural edition of […]


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 […]


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