Development
June 13, 2024

Development director: Growth more modest than it appears

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Numbers from a Columbus-based strategy group show a picture of growth that may be more moderate than residents think. Eric Phillips, the economic development director for both Union County and the City of Marysville told county officials recently that data from One Columbus, an economic development organization, shows a much less substantial growth rate for the area.

He said in the last 13 years, the annualized growth rate in Marysville was only 1.3% and 3.3% in the county overall.

One Columbus broke the numbers down by county and city. The county overall saw its most growth between 2010 and 2023 but each prior decade varied slightly.

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