Moving Internationally To Ohio
27 August 2014
Moving from a different country to the United States can be a difficult task. If you are moving specifically to Ohio or hiring removal services to move to Ohio, then it may be beneficial to know a little bit about the state.
The growth of demographics in modern Ohio can be attributed to the low cost of living in many areas, and the favorable climate for most of the year. The area is home to a great deal of diversity, and is one of the more diverse states in the Midwest. According to the latest census results, the area is split between several racial groups with a majority being of German descent. (In terms of ancestry) The rest of the rundown is Irish, English, American, Italian, Slavic, and French.
Ohio links the northern part of the eastern United States with the Midwest, with several ports and highways that help trade, industry and travel. The northern part of the state has hundreds of miles of coastline thanks to Lake Erie, and the southern part has water near the Ohio River. Ohio is also bordered by several states including Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. It’s also near Ontario Canada. The geography has something for everyone traveling through with sweeping plains, valleys, and mountain regions as well as waterfront, coastline, and much more. Amongst some of the more prominent areas in the geography are the Great Black Swamp and the Alleghany Plateau.
There are many cities in the state that have a great deal of population. The biggest cities in the state are Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, and Dayton. Each one of these cities has well over 100,000 residents, with several of the cities reaching into the millions of residents. Each major city is home to something of note whether it is institutions of higher learning, major universities, sports franchises, or large headquarters for companies and employment opportunities.
For those that are moving to Ohio for the many professional sports teams, the state has a rich tradition in all major sports. The state is home to the Reds (MLB), Indians (MLB), Bengals (NFL), Browns (NFL), Cavaliers (NBA), Blue Jackets (NHL), and Crew (MLS), representing every single major sports option in the professional circuit. The state is also known for its minor league and semi-professional leagues, which are highly concentrated and competitive in the state.
Remember, whenever hiring movers or any type of removal service to check their records. You want to make sure that the moving company you hire is both licensed and insured. Especially if moving internationally, hiring a professional moving or removal service is the best way to go.