Columbus, Ohio 

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Best Places to Live in Columbus, Ohio

Capital city - Geographic center of Ohio along Scioto River
-Diverse economy
-Excellent housing
-Educated population
-Growth and sprawl
-Areas of urban decay
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Columbus, OH
3051 Melva Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1203 SqFt
3051 Melva Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1203 SqFt
5676 Matuka Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1818 SqFt
4933 Sullivant Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1168 SqFt

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.


Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Ohio
County: Franklin County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 43228, 43229, 43207, 43232, 43224, 43204, 43235, 43110, 43201, 43219, 31 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 833 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Columbus is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 0.90%. Learn More...

Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 9.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

Franklin county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

Columbus's population is 852,144 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.77%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Columbus is $142,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.62%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Columbus

Columbus public schools spend $18,391 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Columbus. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Columbus

It's a good time to buy in Columbus. Home Appreciation is up 6.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Columbus Real Estate or Find top agents in Columbus

The median home price in Columbus is $156,400. Browse Homes in this Range.

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Reviews for Columbus   138 Reviews
Just look past the surface and you'll find a gem - 1/5/2019
I was born in Columbus and grew up in Hilliard. By the time I went to college, I applied only to out of state schools because I wanted adventure and had only known the... Read More

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Bland but not awful - 7/23/2018
I moved to Cbus in 2007 from St. Louis. Having been here a sufficient length of time, I can give an unbiased appraisal of the city. First, let me start off by saying... Read More

Miss it Every Day - 5/27/2018
I lived in Columbus from age 18 - 40. I've since moved a lot for my career: Westchester NY (NYC), Washington DC, Jackson MS, Irvine CA, Salt Lake City UT, and Pittsburgh... Read More

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43228, 43229, 43207, 43232, 43224, 43204, 43235, 43110, 43201, 43219, 31 total

3051 Melva Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

5676 Matuka Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

4933 Sullivant Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

1337 Eagle View Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

5567 Village Grove Ln # KO2BY8
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

5567 Village Grove Ln # A9JLCE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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