Economic Development

Hilliard is the perfect place to grow your business

As an important part of the growing Columbus Region, the City of Hilliard is the nexus of friendly, small town living and big city opportunities. With a population of nearly 35,000, Hilliard’s median household income is $90,594. There are approximately 2,200 companies in Hilliard that employ an estimated 15,034 people and contribute to more than one billion dollars in estimated annual sales.

Rated number one for job, population, wage and GDP growth in the Midwest, the Columbus Region offers access to a growing potential workforce of one million people and unique opportunities for any developing company. Hilliard is conveniently located along I-270 with easy access to I-70 and I-71, and is only 20 miles to the John Glenn International Airport.

The community boasts an educated workforce and many workforce development opportunities. The Ohio State University, Capital University, Franklin University, Ohio Dominican College, Otterbein University, Ohio Wesleyan University and Columbus State Community College are all within a short commute.

No matter the industry, developing in Hilliard promises strong economic value, a rich work life balance and — most of all — an excellent place to call home.

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David Meadows, Economic Development Director