Columbus, Ohio 

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Population

852,144

+10.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$44,774

Median Home Price

$157,700

Best Places to Live in Columbus, Ohio

Capital city - Geographic center of Ohio along Scioto River. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Excellent housing
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Areas of urban decay
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Columbus
 $169,000 
531 Linwood Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 2272 SqFt
 $137,000 
653 E Gates St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1056 SqFt
 $399,000 
398 Woodland Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2116 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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 14.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Columbus's population is 852,144 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is $157,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Columbus

It's a good time to buy in Columbus. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Columbus Real Estate

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Reviews for Columbus   140 Reviews
Changing for the worst. - 8/27/2019
I moved to columbus 10 years ago. I've lived in big coastal cities and in between in the midwest. I'll start by saying this city is not for everyone. If youre a... Read More

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Juarez Mexico is better than Columbus imho - 5/3/2019
I've lived in both St Louis, USA, and Juarez, Mexico. Let me start out by saying, Columbus does not hold a candle to either city. I first traveled to Columbus... Read More

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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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBUS, OHIO
43228, 43229, 43207, 43232, 43224, 43204, 43235, 43110, 43201, 43219, 31 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN COLUMBUS
$169,000
531 Linwood Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$137,000
653 E Gates St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$399,000
398 Woodland Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$124,000
257 N Oakley Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$679,000
851 Neil Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$95,000
1357 S Ohio Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$117,500
1172 Carolyn Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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