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Regional Advantages


Northeast Ohio is the 12th largest region in the U.S. with more than 4.1 million residents and a $140 billion economy. The major cities in our region are: Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Youngstown.

  • Northeast Ohio hospitals ranked in the top 10 of 11 specialty areas, including heart, pediatrics and urology, according to U.S. News and World Report.
  • The region’s health care and biosciences industry is growing on average by 7.4 percent annually and is home to 600+ biomedical businesses.
  • Intel Corp. has named Northeast Ohio as one of the three top Digital Communities in the U.S.
  • Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, Northeast Ohio has more lakeshore than any metropolitan area in the world.
  • Cleveland is home to NASA Glenn Research Center, which is assembling and testing new spacecraft that will be used in future missions to the Moon and Mars.  
  • The region’s cost of living is almost 4 percent less than the national average.

Northeast Ohio is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (Cleveland);  and the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton).