Cincinnati metro population now larger than Cleveland's

According to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the 15-county Greater Cincinnati region's population has topped that of the Cleveland metropolitan area.

The Cincinnati metro gained 12,500 in the last two years to rise to 2,133,678, placing 24th nationally.

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor lost 8,808 people and fell into 25th place.

The Enquirer reports that Doug Moorman, vice president of economic development of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, says that the increase in population could help the region recruit more businesses due to a larger work force pool.

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