Art & Economy

(study conducted by Center for Regional Development and the Department of Art at Bowling Green State University in conjunction with Ohio Arts Access)



  • The Arts generate $2.4 billion annually in NW Ohio economy
  • Supports 33,426 jobs annually in NW Ohio
  • Generates $97 million in State and Local tax revenues
  • Generates $151 million in Federal Tax revenues

In Context:

= 10 North Toledo Jeep assembly plants.
= 95 Bass Pro Shops Stores
= 10 Whirlpool plants
= to the labor force of Sandusky County