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Franklin County Population & Employment Statistics


1,310,300 Residents
34 Median Age
496,337 Households
$56,319 Median Household Income
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates, 2018; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2017
Source: EMSI, 2018

Franklin County Largest Private Sector Employers

Company FTE Operations
Nationwide 12,862 HQ, software development, analytics, data center
JPMorgan Chase 7,100 Major back office, software development, card manufacturing, data center
Cardinal Health 5,075 HQ, distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, radiopharmaceutical production
American Electric Power Company 3,627 Utilities HQ, R&D, smart grid technology, transmissions, data center
Alliance Data Systems Corporation 3,000 Card Services unit HQ, transactions processing, data center
Defense Supply Center 3,000 HQ of the Land and Maritime Supply Chain, distribution of supplies
Abercrombie & Fitch 2,598 HQ, distribution and fulfillment of apparel, software development
Safelite 2,551 Unit HQ, contact center of car windshield replacement company
Discover 2,283 Business credit card customer service, collections, data center
Gap 2,200 Distribution and fulfillment of apparel, customer service
Source: One Columbus Facilities Database

Franklin County Contacts

Franklin County
James Schimmer
Director, Economic Development and Planning

City of Bexley
Ben Kessler

City of Canal Winchester
Lucas Haire
Development Director

City of Columbus
Steve Schoeny
Director of Development

Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority
Jean Carter Ryan
Executive Director

City of Dublin
Colleen Gilger
Economic Development Director

City of Gahanna
Anthony Jones
Development Director

City of Grandview Heights
Patrik Bowman
Director of Administration, Economic Development

City of Grove City
Dan Havener
Economic Development Manager

City of Groveport
Jeff Green
Development Director

City of Hilliard
David Meadows
Director, Economic Development

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
William Murdock, AICP
Executive Director

City of New Albany
Jennifer Chrysler
Director of Community Development

Village of Obetz
Rod Davisson
Village Administrator

City of Pickerington
Dave Gulden
Economic Development Director

City of Reynoldsburg
Andrew Bowsher
Development Director

City of Upper Arlington
Joe Henderson
Economic Development Director

City of Westerville
Jason Bechtold
Economic Development Administrator

City of Whitehall
Zach Woodruff
Director of Development

City of Worthington
David McCorkle
Economic Development Director

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