It’s Up To US
In the Columbus Region we stand together against racism, hate, violence, and antisemitism. We stand up for celebrating our differences and creating a safe community for everyone.
A Diverse Community
Each year the Columbus Region grows more diverse as people from both the U.S. and other parts of the world are welcomed into our community and discover the opportunities we offer.
OF POPULATION GROWTH IS FROM INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
CITY FOR PRIDE
OF POPULATION GROWTH OVER THE LAST DECADE FROM NON-WHITE GROUPS
Over the past decade, 92% of population growth has come from non-white groups. Thirty-seven percent is made up of immigrants from around the world. The Columbus Region is deeply proud to be diverse and global community and believe that some of the greatest strength comes from differences.
Proud of the People
The city of Columbus, which sits at the heart of the Columbus Region, has a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index, which measures whether the laws and policies in a city are inclusive to its LGTBQ+ residents. Additionally, the Columbus Region hosts one of the largest Pride festivals and parades in the nation each year.
Backed by Businesses
The Columbus Region is home to more than 300 foreign-owned businesses. And from small businesses up to the leadership of some of the largest companies, the impact of first-generation immigrants and beyond can’t be overstated. The companies in the business community are committed to upholding diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that open more doors for more people.
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