Pew: Ohio one of 17 states to shrink in population last year
Ohio is among the roughly one in three American states whose population shrank last year, according to research from Pew Charitable Trusts. Between July 2020 and July 2021, Ohio’s population decreased by about 0.1% (approximately 11,800 people). The median state grew by 0.14% during this period. Looking at the last 10 years, Ohio grew more […]
Pew report: Federal aid softened pandemic recession, sped recovery
Thanks in part to ongoing federal assistance, personal income in every state is higher than it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Ohio, total personal income is up 3.7% compared to pre-pandemic levels after accounting for inflation. Nationwide, the mark is even higher, 4.1% better than pre-pandemic levels, according to the report prepared by […]
Where can Ohioans charge their electric vehicles?
As sales of electric vehicles have taken off in recent years, owners are faced with the challenge of figuring out where they can charge up. In a recent report from Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline news service, Ohio fell around the middle of the pack in the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, with 1,115 […]
Pew report: Ohio’s tax revenues still have not recovered from recession
Most states have seen their tax revenue fully recovered from the economic recession a decade ago. Ohio is among the notable exceptions, research from the Pew Charitable Trusts shows, with tax collections in 2019’s first quarter still 7 percent below Ohio’s peak. Income taxes have been repeatedly slashed in Ohio budgets over the last decade. […]