There are 169 counties in the Fourth District, and 68 of these counties are located within the District’s 16 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). An MSA is an area with a large population core, combined with adjacent communities that have a high degree of social and economic integration with that core.
Regional Profile: The Fourth Federal Reserve District
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland serves the Fourth Federal Reserve District, which comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. The placement and proportions of Federal Reserve Districts were determined primarily by the geographic distribution of the U.S. population at the time the Federal Reserve System was created in 1913.
Metropolitan Statistical Areas: An overview of the 16 Metropolitan Statistical Areas, or "MSAs," of the Fourth Federal Reserve District.
Population: Population statistics and trends since 1970.
Income: Distribution of income per capita and in comparison with national averages.
Industry: The mix of major industries in the Fourth District, as well as a count of Fortune 500 companies whose headquarters reside here, and the distribution of their earnings.
Banking: An overview of major bank holding companies and their assets in the Fourth District.