Cincinnati, county seat of Hamilton County, is located along the Ohio River and is home to 9 Fortune 500 and 2 Fortune 100 companies. Forbes rated it as the 5th most affordable metropolitan area in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city proper had a population of 296,943 in 2016. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) noted that Cincinnati had an unemployment rate of 4.6% in 2015-2016.
According to Business Courier 2015 Book of Lists, the top 10 employers in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) are as follows:
- Kroger Co.
- University of Cincinnati
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- TriHealth, Inc.
- City of Cincinnati
- Proctor & Gamble Co.
- UC Health
- GE Aviation
- Mercy Health
- St. Elizabeth Healthcare
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- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the following are projected to be among the fastest-growing jobs in the Cincinnati-Middletown MSA from 2012-2022. The occupations are those that have at least 500 employees. The data takes into consideration growth rate percentage and the additional number of job openings.
- Home Health Aides
- Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
- Medical Secretaries
- Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
- Personal and Home Care Aides
- Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
- Demonstrators and Product Promoters
- Non-Restaurant Food Servers
- Cost Estimators
- Civil Engineers