Cincinnati's rapid growth lands it as largest economy in Ohio

According to a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Cincinnati was home to the 28th largest metropolitan economy in the U.S. in 2016. This growth makes Cincy the largest economy in the state of Ohio.

It's also one of the fastest-growing economies in the Midwest.

Among the 382 metropolitan areas included in the report, Cincinnati’s growth rate of 2.5 percent makes it the 106th fastest-growing in the country. Among the top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas by population, Cincinnati was the 37th fastest-growing in 2016.

Growth in non-durable goods manufacturing contributed to Cincinnati’s GDP growth the most, with construction, trade and information technology coming in close. Government’s contribution to Cincinnati’s economy declined.

To read the entire report, click here.

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