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Demographics & Workforce

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Strength in Numbers

Ohio’s workforce is our greatest asset – but don’t just take our word for it. The proof is in our numbers.


Labor force – the 7th largest in the U.S. |, 2021


Largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S. | Lightcast


Veterans call Ohio home | Ohio Department of Veterans Services, 2022


In labor productivity in the 7-state Midwest region since 2013 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022


Top state for competitive labor environment | Area Development Top States for Doing Business, 2023


Largest population in the U.S. | U.S. Census Bureau


Last 5-year average, Lightcast


Institutions across the state

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