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Overview
Population:790,168
Pop. Change:-7%
State: Ohio
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
County: Franklin County
City:Columbus
Zip Code:43228, 43229, ... 32 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Columbus's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Columbus Metro Area

Profile: Capital city  Location: Geographic center of Ohio along Scioto River Elevation: 833 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Diverse economyGrowth and sprawl
Excellent housingAreas of urban decay
Educated populationCrime rates

Interesting Facts about Columbus, Ohio

As of 2014, Columbus's population is 790,168 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.71 percent.

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The median home cost in Columbus is $95,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 6.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 17.90% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Columbus public schools spend $13,928 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Columbus.

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The unemployment rate in Columbus is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have Increased by 1.42 percent.


Ranked #2 Safest Cities for Families with Young Children
Ranked #2 Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings
Ranked #3 The Best Cities for Thanksgiving
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Ranked #7 America’s Manliest Cities
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Map Of Columbus

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Columbus's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes