A historic city on the Ohio River with a population of 2.2 million, Cincinnati is one of the most rapidly growing metropolitan areas in the Midwest. The region’s 2015 GDP of $121 billion makes it the 29th-largest metropolitan region in the U.S.
Home to large companies in various industries, such as retail, chemicals, manufacturing, banking and consumer products, Cincinnati’s economy is well diversified.
Cincinnati, which is served by several freight rail lines and interstate highways, is within a single day’s trucking drive of 20 major metropolitan areas on the Eastern Seaboard, the Midwest and the South. Extensive rail and highway links make Cincinnati an important regional distributional hub, ensuring it a central role in the Midwest’s logistics industry.