Although stereotypes are not a healthy way to view the world, Ohio has undeniably cultivated some pretty common habits and traits within our natives throughout the course of their lives in this state—and they’re really easy to spot. The following are just a small sample of the types of people you are guaranteed to encounter in Ohio, but their personality traits don’t just stop there. (Talk to them for more than five minutes. You’ll see.)
What other kinds of people are you bound to encounter in Ohio?
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.