Reinstating a local hire law in Cleveland would provide more job opportunities to Black and Latinx construction workers by ensuring more jobs go to Cleveland residents: Demographic comparison of construction workers in the city of Cleveland versus Ohio overall


White Black Latinx Other
Cleveland 49.0% 29.5% 18.8% 2.6%
Ohio 88.3% 4.7% 5.3% 1.8%

Source: EPI analysis of five-year 2019 American Community Survey microdata.

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