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Demographics and Income in Ohio

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Ohio’s population growth has consistently lagged the United States’ since 1970. For much of the 1970s and 1980s, U.S. population growth hovered around 1%, but Ohio showed essentially no net growth. The growth-rate gap narrowed in the latter half of the 1980s, when Ohio enjoyed a short-lived resurgence in population growth, but it widened throughout the 1990s. As of 2004, this gap was roughly 3/4 percentage point.


Suggested citation: “Demographics and Income in Ohio,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, no. 05-08, pp. 16, 08.01.2005.

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