Findlay Ranked #1 Micropolitan in the State
Written by dbeverly on March 12, 2019
Ohio has once again shown its dominance in economic development and business attraction, according to Site Selection’s newly released Governor’s Cup 2018 rankings.
According to a release, as a state, Ohio earned the No. 2 spot overall for total projects for the fifth consecutive year and was third in projects per capita, making Ohio the only state to place in the top three of both categories.
Cincinnati and Columbus both placed in the top 10.
For the fifth straight year, editors named Findlay the No. 1 overall micropolitan, with Wooster, Ashland, Defiance and Tiffin all placing in the top 10 list of top-producing micropolitans.
Other Ohio cities named to the Top 100 Micropolitans include, in order of rank: Wapakoneta, Fremont, Sidney, Ashtabula, Bellefontaine, Bucyrus, Celina, Zanesville, New Philadelphia-Dover, Norwalk, Salem and Wilmington.
Micropolitans are defined as cities of 10,000 to 50,000 people.