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Pros

-Architectural interest
-Nearby recreation
-Central location

Cons

-Entertainment
-Economic cycles
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area


Columbus, Indiana is a typical Midwestern town with a unique feature: A 1950’s endowment from J. Irwin Miller, the owner of diesel engine giant Cummins Engine Company paid the fees to bring in renowned architects of the day to design local buildings. The result is a virtual museum of modern and postmodern architecture, with over 50 noted architect-designed facilities mainly in the downtown area. Buildings, from public schools to fire stations to churches and banks by the likes of Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Ceasar Pelli, I. M. Pei, Richard Meier, and others provide visual surprises among mostly restored older buildings in its fairly typical Midwestern town layout.


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Quick Facts About Columbus


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Columbus is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have Increased by 5.87 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 8.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Columbus's population is 44,306 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.33 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Columbus is $142,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.90 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Columbus public schools spend $14,185 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.9 students per teacher in Columbus.

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Comments


Great place to raise a family
Columbus is a friendly town that is welcoming to people from all backgrounds. It provides lots of amenities for young families with very close proximity to big cities... (read more)
Columbus, IN
Great small town (40-60k), with big town architecture and diversity. Downtown revitalization has significantly improved night time and lunch... (read more)
re: This town is ever-growing..........but for the
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