Cleveland's economy grew by 2.9 percent last year and was valued at $140 billion compared to Cincinnati's growth of 2.4 percent valued at $138 billion and Columbus' growth up 2.1 percent valued at $136.6 billion.
Coming in as the 28th largest economy in the nation, Cleveland is reported as the largest economy among Ohio's metro areas.
A comeback in manufacturing is credited to Cleveland's growth, Columbus Dispatch reports.
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