As Cincinnati and Dayton continue to converge, West Chester has emerged as the economic center of the Cincinnati-Dayton Metroplex, the regional commerce corridor connecting the two major metropolitan areas. This super-region, with two international airports, ranks 18th in the nation with a population of nearly 3 million. The Cincinnati region ranks 13th in the nation for Fortune 500 companies. West Chester Township ranked as one of the CNN Money magazine's 2016 Best Places to Live in America.
An outstanding variety of cultural, recreational, entertainment and sports activities and amenities are available within West Chester and the Greater Cincinnati area. Cultural activities include the nationally recognized Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Ballet, the Cincinnati Opera, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Contemporary Arts Center, and the Museum Center at Union Terminal. Sporting events include the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Bengals and annual ATP professional men's tennis and Senior PGA golf tournaments. Other activities include the world renowned Cincinnati Zoo, Paramount's Kings Island, and Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati, the world's largest next to the original in Munich.