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Pros

-Diverse economy
-Excellent housing
-Educated population

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Areas of urban decay
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area


Columbus, the capital of Ohio, is a well-blended mixture of government, industry, and the enormous Ohio State University. Downtown is fairly dull and many inner neighborhoods have been neglected, but efforts are underway to revive them and some people are moving back into the city. The university brings a strong intellectual and cultural base to the city. Many businesses are attracted to Columbus because of its central location relative to the rest of the country, an educated population and good work force. There is a strong high tech presence, and other big corporate names include The Limited and Abercrombie & Fitch (retail), Nationwide Insurance, Wendy’s, and Cardinal Health. This diverse base brings more economic stability and growth than many of its Rust Belt neighbors.


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Quick Facts About Lancaster


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lancaster jobs have Increased by 1.42 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lancaster's cost of living is 13.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Lancaster's population is 38,801 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.55 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Lancaster is $110,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.00 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Lancaster public schools spend $11,834 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Lancaster.

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Too ManyPeople Look AT Lancaster Rather Looking IN
God gave us two eyes. He did so people would look INTO His world, not AT tiny screens. Even before iPhones visitors were passing by Lancaster's beauty. They'd... (read more)
farmvillle
I grew up here..Lived in Lancaster from when i was 5 till i was 19 and left that crap hole. Columbus is 45 minutes away not 20. trust me i drove it alot becuase there is... (read more)
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