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Overview

Columbus 2020 Progress

The Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy is a decade-long plan to achieve four bold, long-term goals by the year 2020:

  • Add 150,000 net new jobs
  • Generate $8 billion of capital investment
  • Raise personal per capita income by 30 percent
  • Earn recognition as a leader in economic development

Nine years into the 10-year plan, Columbus 2020 has already met and exceeded three of the four goals and is on pace to meet the final goal. The Columbus Region is on pace to have the strongest decade of economic growth in its history.

Job Creation

Goal: 150,000 net new jobs
Met: March 2018
Capital Investment:
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Goal: $8 billion
Met: July 2017
Personal Per Capita Income:
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Goal: 30 percent
Current: 28.5 percent
2010-2017. Per capita income data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis lags approximately 18 months.