Below are The State of the Community print reports.
The Community Research Collaborative presents regular blog entries about the ways in which data informs us regarding the challenges and opportunities communities in the Greater Cincinnati region face.Subscribe
By: Janet Harrah This month, we resume our series of blog posts highlighting data results from the 2012 Economic Census for the Cincinnati MSA. To date, we have summarized the trends in construction, manufacturing, and commodity flows. This post highlights the accommodation and food services sectors (in other words, what most of us refer to as hotels and restaurants). Read More...Read More
By: Jennifer Chubinski Readers interested in health should check out the Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s health value dashboard available here. The institute has gone to great lengths to create a dashboard of health value. This well-conceived and well-researched set of metrics helps provide a North Star to everyone working to improve the health of Ohioans. A great number of diverse and engaged stakeholders from across the state came together to design this dashboard. We could argue over the metrics. Are they the right ones? Do they capture what we want to improve in health value? As someone who wakes...Read More
By: John Besl What’s the relative size of the middle class in Cincinnati, and how does it compare to other large places across the country? A recent study from Brookings employs the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) to examine the income distribution of households nationwide and in all places with populations of at least 65,000. Going by the national income distribution, many cities retain a sizable middle class, but Cincinnati is not one of them. Among 72 large cities, those with 100,000 households or more, Cincinnati ranked 63rd in the share of households classified as middle class. Read More...Read More