The unemployment rate in Columbus Metro Area is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus Metro Area's cost of living is 17.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Columbus metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Columbus metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.7% to 35.6%. More Voting Stats
Columbus Metro Area's population is 81,759 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbus Metro Area is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.8%.
Columbus Metro Area public schools spend $11,819 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Columbus Metro Area. More Education