The Cincinnati metro area continues to outperform most other Ohio MSAs and many elsewhere in the Midwest.
Pittsburgh—Strong Economy; Stalled Employment
The Pittsburgh metro looks strong overall, though employment growth stalled in early 2012 after 30 months of strong recovery.
Cleveland—A Welcome Recovery
Recessions hit the Cleveland-Elyria metropolitan area harder than the nation as a whole because of the area’s strong concentration of durable goods manufacturing. However, this sector has recovered well from the most recent recession.