The unemployment rate in Columbus Metro Area is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus Metro Area's cost of living is 19.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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The Columbus metro area voted Democratic in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Republican in 2004. More Voting Stats
Columbus Metro Area's population is 309,979 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbus Metro Area is Real Estate: $122,695
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.
Columbus Metro Area public schools spend $10,389 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Columbus Metro Area. More Education