- In nineteen years, Ohio's job market only created a net 176,100 new jobs, or just over 9,000 jobs per year
- Ohio is the 7th largest tax burdened state, if you include state and local taxes
- The 176,100 new jobs created were in the private sector; 75,100 government jobs were added for the same time period
- After the technology crashes in 2000 and after 9/11, Ohio lost more jobs than every state expect Michigan. From 2000 to 2009, Ohio lost a total of 544,100 private-sector jobs.
But there is good news for Licking County. Stay tuned. . .