Community Demographics

As Cincinnati and Dayton continue to converge, West Chester Ohio 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 Ohio ranked as one of the TIME Money magazine's 2018 Best Places to Live in America.


West Chester Ohio’s strategic location in the heart of the Cincinnati-Dayton Metroplex provides companies access to an excellent primary labor market with a pool of nearly 1,700,000 professional, technical and manufacturing employees within a 30-minute drive time. West Chester has become an employment epicenter in the region with nearly 3,000 thriving businesses and over 50,000 employees.

Driving this employment growth are factors such as 3 of the 10 largest regional industrial parks are located in West Chester Ohio, as is a regional medical campus with a full-service hospital, 5 universities, along with the continued growth of the 7th largest public school system in Ohio, the nationally acclaimed Lakota Schools, ranking as Ohio’s largest “Excellent” school district eleven years running.

  • Of the nearly 3,000 businesses in West Chester, Ohio
    • 71% Professional Services
    • 13.2% are Retail, Food Service, Accommodations
    • 10.9% are Manufacturing
    • 8.5% Wholesale/Distribution
  • Five of the top ten Cincinnati-Dayton Region’s Employers have a presence in West Chester – 5/3rd Bank, P&G, Health Alliance, University of Cincinnati, Kroger
  • West Chester Medical Center – 1st new full-service hospital to be built in Greater Cincinnati region in over 30 years opened May 2009 with 160 beds and 560 employees

The West Chester economic development team works closely with our businesses to ensure they have the tools they need to succeed. Here, West Chester businesses can list their available positions at no cost to them.

West Chester economic development staff also works closely with Workforce One of Butler County, the "one-stop" career center for employment and training needs. Workforce One is Butler County's "one-stop" location to connect job seekers with employers.

WorkForce Statistics

The following links will direct you to facts, figures and resources regarding West Chester Township's available workforce.

 Unemployment Rates