Culture of Cincinnati

Cincinnati's culture is influenced by its history of German and Irish immigration and its geographical position on the border of the Southern United States and Midwestern United States. Cincinnati was a major destination for German immigrants. In 1830, residents of German roots made up 5 percent of the population, ten years later the number rose to 30 percent. By 1900, over 60 percent of its population was of German background.

Cincinnati's Jewish community was developed by immigrants from England and Germany who made the city a center of Reform