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What’s In A Name? For Mansfield, Quite A Bit

14 Jul , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

“A rose by rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Shakespeare penned. For cities and counties of a certain size, however, the names which they are called can matter a great deal.

This is why Mansfield officials breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when the Office of Management and Budget announced that a possible revised definition would mean that Mansfield would no longer constitute a metropolitan statistical area was rejected.

Such an area is a location of population density that functions as a regional marketplace. The appellation is tied to such things as federal funding and project eligibility. More…

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Remember The Census? Here’s A Bit Of A Release Timetable

13 Jan , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

We are sure you remember the 2020 US Census, that decennial count of Americans that, for the first time in recent memory if ever, took place in the midst of a pandemic.

Now that it’s 2021, you might expect the numbers to be released soon for Ohio, Richland County, and the county’s cities and villages. You would be mostly right. Here’s what’s up.

Just before New Year’s, the Census Bureau shared the following:

“Data collection is just one part of producing a complete and accurate 2020 Census. Since mid-October, Census Bureau experts have been hard at work on processing the data. More…

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Mansfield, Shelby, Ontario Continue To See Population Growth, Estimates Say

15 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

The increase is quite small, but the numbers are heading in the right direction.

In the recently released 2019 estimates of population for America’s cities, towns, and incorporated areas, several RIchland County communities saw some growth. These estimates come a year before release of the official 2020 census numbers, which provide a benchmark for representation and governmental programming. More…

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We’re Growing! Richland Gains Population For First Time This Decade

21 Apr , 2019  

When the US Census Bureau released 2018 county population estimates this week, the figures showed that a trend taking place over the last decade may have reversed itself.

Richland County showed a population gain for the first time since the 2010 census. More…

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Census Estimates Say Richland County Cities And Villages Continue To Slowly Shrink

25 May , 2018  

The three cities and larger villages in Richland County are continue to decrease in population, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the US Census Bureau. More…

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Ohio Outmigration Changes, But Remains The Case For Richland County

23 Mar , 2018  

Early Thursday morning, population estimates were released by the United States Census Bureau for states, counties, metropolitan statistical areas, and micropolitan statistical areas across the country.

The news was good for the Buckeye State. With the current estimates, Ohio appears to have halted the outmigration of residents out-of-state, as the state had the largest net in-migration and the smallest domestic migration decrease in over seven years. More…

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Ohio Continues To Show Modest Population Growth

21 Dec , 2017  

Give it a few years. If present trends continue, Ohio may well pass Illinois as the country’s sixth most populous state.

On Wednesday, the US Census Bureau released the most recent state population estimates. Idaho was the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.2 percent to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017. Following Idaho for the largest percentage increases in population were: Nevada (2.0 percent), Utah (1.9 percent), Washington (1.7 percent), and Florida along with Arizona (1.6 percent). More…

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Ohio’s Population Growth Continues. Just.

16 Jan , 2017  

Recently released population estimates from the US Census Bureau indicate that Ohio is growing, not shrinking.

Just by a fraction, however.

Figures show that the Buckeye State gained 9,000 people in the period between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016. That represents a population growth rate of just .07 percent, and continues to place Ohio as the 7th most populous state. More…