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Cincinnati, Ohio 108 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Arts and culture
-Cost of living


-Growth and sprawl
-Declining downtown
-Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Cincinnati-Middletown Metro Area

Cincinnati is a livable city at the crossroads—literally and figuratively—of north and south, east and west, and Old World and New World. Called by some the “northernmost southern city,” it is a transportation and cultural gateway between the industrial North and rural South dating back to Underground Railroad days. The area’s largest industry and employer is Procter & Gamble, with a history that dates back to the city’s early stockyards when soap was made from animal byproducts. Other companies make soap and cosmetic products, while machine tools are another important industry. The area has experienced growth in financial services and in commercial and manufacturing facilities for overseas companies. There are some businesses supporting the auto industry, but the area’s economy has been less susceptible to disruptions from that industry, and is in good shape for a Midwestern city.


Quick Facts About Cincinnati

    The unemployment rate in Cincinnati is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cincinnati jobs have Increased by 2.29 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Cincinnati's cost of living is 16.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Cincinnati's population is 297,314 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.39 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Cincinnati is $90,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 6.40 percent.
    Cincinnati public schools spend $15,007 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Cincinnati.

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It may be for some people, but it's not for me
I've lived in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area for about 20 years now. It's not for me. While there may be a lot of attractions, many of them are in relatively... (read more)
Living in Cincinnati, OH (Hyde Park Neighborhood)
Relocated to Cincinnati in 2014. Prior to the move, we used Sperlings Best Places web site to give us an overview of the city (crime, climate, etc) and what to expect... (read more)
re: Cinci : observations of an outsider - 11/8/20
Thank you Leslie. Relocating from a a big city to here, has been a trial. It is beautiful, but preferably for a weekend trip. Very closed minded, it is a "North City",... (read more)
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