Ohio immigration history

By 1900, the number of immigrants to Ohio had risen to 458,734, and the share of the foreign-born population had fallen to 11 percent. Most of the immigrants in 1900 came from Germany, Great Britain and Ireland, but more and more Eastern Europeans also immigrated to the state. Many have immigrated from New York and New Jersey, and many from Pennsylvania have emigrated to Pennsylvania. At the end of this period, the Irish came to the region to take advantage of the numerous canals built in the 1 ...