Columbus, Ohio 

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Economy in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus has an unemployment rate of 3.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Columbus has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.2%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Columbus
- The Sales Tax Rate for Columbus is 7.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Columbus is 5.7%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Columbus
- The average income of a Columbus resident is $24,721 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Columbus resident is $44,774 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYColumbus, OhioUnited States
  4.0%3.7%
  0.9%1.6%
  34.2%33.5%
  7.5%6.2%
  5.7%4.6%
  $26,778$31,177
  $49,478$57,652
  $58,475$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  7.4%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  12.6%11.6%
  4.5%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.5%2.1%
  8.2%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  6.4%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.2%4.3%
  9.5%9.3%
  14.9%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  8.7%7.4%
  4.1%4.9%
  4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Columbus    144 Reviews
    No good weather or good outdoors - 3/18/2020
    I"ve lived in Columbus for 5 years. I moved here to work at Ohio State University (OSU) after obtaining my doctorate in my early 30s. Prior to that I lived in Tucson,... Read More

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    Columbus-Forget any other city! - 2/26/2020
    I moved here to Cbus from New York State about 18 years ago and have never looked back. I have visited Nashville in the past and can say Columbus blows it away! In the... Read More

    Good Cost of living Bad for black though. - 2/6/2020
    Great cost of living and affordable mortgages however this city is full of racist white supremacist who try to be sneaky with it but you know thats what they are doing.... Read More


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

    NEW LISTINGS IN COLUMBUS
    $3,600
    1510 Hamlet St
    Bed 5 | Bath 3

    $157,900
    2981 Norwood St
    Bed 2 | Bath 1

    $149,900
    1553 Genoa Pl
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $950,000
    325 Morgan Ln
    Bed 5 | Bath 5

    $324,900
    2497 Hixson St
    Bed 4 | Bath 3

    $379,900
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    Bed 3 | Bath 3

    $159,900
    2656 Maywood Rd
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