Helping You Grow

Every company wants to employ the very best people. When you locate your business in Hamilton, you’ll have access to more than three million workers with various skill levels who live in the Greater Cincinnati and Greater Dayton metropolitan areas.

By the numbers

Hamilton has a great location for access to workforce. If you are interested in more detailed information, follow the link here to Esri Community Analyst report.

Population 20-64 years old by driving distance to downtown Hamilton

  • 45 minute drive time – 1,036,431
  • 30 minute drive time – 423,989
  • 15 minute drive time – 121,756

Industry & Occupations

Top industries – 30 minute drive time from downtown

  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Retail

Top occupations – 30 minute drive time from downtown

  • Office and administration support
  • Sales
  • Management

Check out the most recent Esri Business Summary by SIC and NAICS codes for Hamilton here.

Colleges and Universities

Opportunities to increase the size and strength of your workforce increase significantly when more than 194,000 bright minds graduate each year from 300+ colleges and universities within a 200-mile radius of our region.

The top-rated educational institutions in our region include:

Miami University

  • A public university with a student body of 16,000
  • Recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions in the nation by US News and World Report, 2012

Miami University Hamilton

  • Branch campus with over 4,000 students located in Hamilton

Butler Tech

  • One of Ohio’s largest career technical institutions, delivering education to more than 27,000 high school and adult students
  • Offers many programs including an Advanced Manufacturing Technology program that combines the latest instruction in production processes with industrial maintenance training

University of Cincinnati

  • A public research institution with an enrollment of 42,000+ with campuses in Cincinnati, Blue Ash and Clermont County
  • Ranked as a tier one university by US News and World Report, 2012

Xavier University

  • A public research institution with an enrollment of 42,000+ with campuses in Cincinnati, Blue Ash and Clermont County
  • Ranked as a tier one university by US News and World Report, 2012

Wright State University

  • A public research university with an enrollment of nearly 18,000 students
  • Ranked as one of the best business schools in the nation by The Princeton Review, as well as one of the best in both education and nursing by the U.S. News & World Report

Tailored workforce information

The City of Hamilton utilizes Esri Community Analyst to tailor demographic reports for businesses. A 30 minute drive time analysis of population and major industries can help a company interested in understanding access to workforce, whereas a 1-3-5 mile analysis of demographics and purchasing power is helpful for restaurants looking for a location. Whatever your need is, email econdev@hamilton-oh.gov and we would be happy to help you.