Ohio at a Glance
Ohio has 11,594,163 residents according to a 2014 estimate, making it the 7th most highly populated state in the U.S. It is the 34th largest in terms of area, and the 10th most densely populated. The median income for a houshold of Ohioans is $73,924, and the median age is 38.8.
The capital of Ohio, Columbus, is also the states largest city in terms of population. The metro areas of both Cincinnati and Cleveland, however, are both larger. States neighboring Ohio include Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia. The state also borders Lake Erie, and the Canadian province of Ontario.
Ohio & Economy
Ohios largest economic sector according to employment numbers is trade/transportation/utilities. Healthcare is also a large employers in the state. Other popular jobs in Ohio include foundry mold and coremakers, tool and diemakers, rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders.
Ohio Unemployment Rate
Ohios unemployment rate is at 4.8%, nearly a percentage point below the 5.6% national average.