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Cincinnati, Ohio Education and City Information

With a population slightly over 298,000, based on 2014 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, Cincinnati is the third largest city in Ohio. In addition to the University of Cincinnati, the city is home to Xavier University and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

Information About Cincinnati, Ohio

Like many large cities, Cincinnati has a racially diverse population. At the time of the 2010 census, 49.3% of Cincinnati residents identified themselves as white, while nearly 45% identified as black or African American and less than 2 percent identified as Asian. The city's median household income for 2010-2014 was $34,002, almost $15,000 below the statewide median.

Cincinnati is a major cultural center for western Ohio and the lower midwest United States. Attractions include the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Museum Center, William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Cincinnati Fire Museum, Stowe House and the Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati is also home to Major League Baseball's Reds and the National Football League's Bengals. Additionally, there are many state parks in and around central Cincinnati.

Education in Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is one of the largest public universities in Ohio, with a student population of slightly more than 35,300 students, including more than 24,000 undergraduates, in Fall 2014. The university offers associate's through doctoral degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates.

Also in Cincinnati, Xavier University was ranked the sixth best regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report in 2016. Like the University of Cincinnati, this private school confers associate's through doctoral degrees, in addition to undergraduate and graduate certificates. Xavier had a student population of about 6,500 students in Fall 2014, including more than 4,600 undergraduates.

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, a public 2-year school with nearly 11,000 students, is among other nonprofit schools in the city.

Economy of Cincinnati

Kroger, one of the largest supermarket chains in the U.S., is headquartered in Cincinnati. According to census figures from 2012, the sectors with the highest employment were health care and social assistance (nearly 48,800 jobs), finance and insurance (nearly 20,500 jobs), and professional, scientific, and technical services (nearly 19,500 jobs).


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