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Columbus’ Young Adults Struggle To Climb Income Ladder

Megan Campbell
Megan Campbell, 21, works three jobs, including waiting tables at the Daybreak Diner on East Weber Road, while she studies for a degree in Sports Administration at Ohio State University.
5, 2013

A decades-long study of individual earnings ranks Columbus poorly. The study by economists at Harvard and Berkeley shows it’s hard to get ahead in Columbus. Among the 50 largest cities in America, Columbus ranks 45th, tied with Detroit, and worse than Cincinnati or Cleveland.