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Population Statistics

State Population
11,799,448
Metropolitan Populations:
Cincinnati 2,256,884 Columbus 2,138,926 Cleveland-Elyria 2,088,251
Dayton-Kettering 814,049 Akron 702,219 Toledo 646,604
Youngstown-Warren-
Boardman
541,243 Canton-Massillon 401,574 Springfield 136,001
Top County Populations
Franklin 1,323,807 Cuyahoga 1,264,817 Hamilton 830,639
Summit 540,428 Montgomery 537,309 Lucas 431,279
Top City Populations
Columbus 903,852 Cleveland 378,589 Cincinnati 304,548
Toledo 271,455 Akron 195,994 Dayton 140,59939,907
Parma 77,558 Canton 69,963 Lorain 63,872
Sources: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About Ohio

  • Capital: Columbus
  • Nickname: Buckeye State
  • State Flower: Red Carnation
  • State Bird: Cardinal
  • State Tree: Ohio Buckeye
  • Land Area: 44,826 square miles or 116,098 square kilometers, 34th largest
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,572.35 miles
  • Highest Point: Campbell Hill (1,550 feet above sea level)
  • Lowest Point: Ohio River in Hamilton County – 455 feet
  • Number of Counties: 88
  • Statehood: 17th state; admitted March 1, 1803

Major League Sports Franchises

  • Cincinnati Reds (MLB)
  • Cleveland Indians (MLB)
  • Cincinnati Bengals (NFL)
  • Cleveland Browns (NFL)
  • Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
  • Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
  • Columbus Crew SC (MLS)
  • Cincinnati Royals (NBA) – Moved to Kansas City-Omaha in 1972, and to Sacramento in 1985
  • Cleveland Barons (NHL) – Merged with Minnesota in 1978, and moved to Dallas in 1993
  • Cleveland Rams (NFL) – Moved to Los Angeles in 1946
  • Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) – Moved to Detroit in 1934 and became the Lions in 1934

Updated December 30, 2021.