COLUMBUS

The major designs that influenced Columbus's home architecture are the Victorian, Craftsman, and Colonial Revival styles.

Welcome to Columbus

A hub for artistic celebration, sports enthusiasm, and bustling industry
 
 
Columbus, Ohio, is an up-and-coming city combining Midwestern charm and luxury urban amenities. While Columbus is surrounded by plenty of suburbs for more relaxed living styles, many people prefer to live directly within the city to have easier access to some of the best upscale shopping, dining, and activities possible.
 
Since Columbus is a bustling city, there are many townhouses and row homes available; however, there are some standalone homes on the market as well when you reach the outskirts of the city. Overall, the major designs that influenced Columbus's home architecture are the Victorian, Craftsman, and Colonial Revival styles. These diverse styles each have their own unique qualities but are all very beautiful. There is also a rise in Comtemporary-styled homes in Columbus. 
 

What to Love

  • Walking along the picturesque Scioto Mile
  • Exploring the vibrant Short North Arts District
  • The beautifully crafted and historic Ohio Statehouse
  • Visiting the North Market for fresh goods
 

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Columbus is unique in that residents have busy lives but can also enjoy being in a more slow-paced city compared to other major metropolitan epicenters. Columbus is ideal for those who prefer to be immersed within a bustling environment but also do not want the congestion and chaos that bigger cities offer.
 
Residents of Columbus have an easy commute to work since many jobs are located directly within the city. All sorts of people live in Columbus. Families love living here for its prestigious school system and lovely parks, and young people enjoy the dynamic nightlife and various work opportunities that the city offers. Overall, Columbus is perfect for all kinds of people who want to live in a small yet exciting city. 
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

One of the best aspects of living in Columbus is relishing the delicious food that the city offers residents. Steakhouses abound in Columbus. Mitchell’s Steakhouse is a particularly elegant and sophisticated steakhouse that serves premium cuts of meat with delicious sides. This restaurant also has an extensive wine list and is known for its excellent service. Another upscale steakhouse is J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood. Its rustic ambiance is warm and inviting for guests as they eat some of the best steaks and seafood dishes in the region. 
 
For innovative Italian cuisine, check out Martini Modern Italian. Its combination of homemade pasta dishes and fresh seafood delights is simply irresistible. This eatery is decked out with extravagant chandeliers and white furniture, providing guests with a contemporary atmosphere. In addition, Veritas’s cozy quarters give guests a comfortable place to relax while enjoying elevated American fare. Its long wine list and creative cocktails complement your meal perfectly.
 

Things to Do

Columbus is also a major hub when it comes to fun activities. The upscale Easton Town Center is an amazing place to shop and dine, but it is also a gathering spot for the Columbus community to get together. It hosts a variety of events throughout the year, particularly in the summer. These include Movies by Moonlight, Sounds of Summer Concert Series, and Yoga on the Square. 
 
Also, the Nationwide Arena is a popular location among Columbus locals. The arena is home to the mighty Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team and also hosts a variety of other performances, such as major concerts. This is the go-to spot for cheering on your favorite local team or seeing your favorite music artist perform. 
 
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is an incredible opportunity for the whole family to interact with over 1,000 animals. Explore all kinds of exotic creatures and marine beings at one of the best zoos in the country. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium also have rides and summer camps. 

Lastly, the standout park in Columbus is the beautiful John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons. This is the ideal place to unwind after a long day of work or spend a warm weekend day at. It has walking trails and picnic areas and also hosts various festivals throughout the year.
 
 
 

Overview for COLUMBUS, OH

898,143 people live in COLUMBUS, where the median age is 32.5 and the average individual income is $32,481. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

898,143

Total Population

32.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,481

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for COLUMBUS, OH

COLUMBUS has 377,648 households, with an average household size of 2.32. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in COLUMBUS do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 898,143 people call COLUMBUS home. The population density is 4,080.36 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

898,143

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.5

Median Age

49 / 51%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
377,648

Total Households

2.32

Average Household Size

$32,481

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in COLUMBUS, OH

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The following schools are within or nearby COLUMBUS. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Dominion Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Wedgewood Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Eakin Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Gables Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Parsons Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
State School For The Blind
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
State School For The Blind
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Woodward Park Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
St Anthony School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Goddard School-Reynoldsburg
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Georgian Heights Alt Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Bolton Crossing Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
2/5
Hilliard Horizon Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Bridge Gate Community School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Galloway Ridge Intermediate School
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Darby Woods Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
2/5
St Cecilia Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Sullivant Avenue Community School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Westwood Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Valleyview Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Cranbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Westmoor Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Whetstone High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Winterset Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Our Lady Of Bethlehem School & Childcare
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bishop Ready High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Columbus Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Educational Academy for Boys & Girls
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Noble Academy-Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Metro Early College High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Central Point Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Avondale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ecole Kenwood French Immersion
PUBLIC
PreK - 7th
2/5
United Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Zenith Academy West
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Great River Connections Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Burroughs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Clinton Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Highland Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Sullivant Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
West Mound Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Montessori Children's House
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Great Western Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Columbus Preparatory and Fitness Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Columbus Collegiate Academy - West
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Franklinton Prep High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Franklinton High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Binns Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Hilltonia Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Indian Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Ridgeview Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
West Broad Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Westgate Alternative Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Lindbergh Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Franklin Woods Intermediate School
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Bishop Watterson High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Peace School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Mary Magdalene School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
A+ Children's Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Cedarwood Alternative Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
New Beginnings Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Children's Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
New Albany Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Cornerstone Academy Community School
PUBLIC
K - 11th
3/5
Focus Learning Academy of Northern Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
International Academy Of Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Beechcroft High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Salem Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Granby Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Worthington Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Bluffsview Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Albert Chapman Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Daniel Wright Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Educare Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Smoky Row Children's Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Alpine Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Devonshire Alternative Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Northgate Intermediate
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
2/5
Liberty Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Olentangy Meadows Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Olde Sawmill Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Ann Simpson Davis Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
North Woods Career Prep High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Parkmoor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mccord Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Worthington Kilbourne High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Oakstone Community School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Avalon Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Forest Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Slate Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Riverside Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Linworth Childrens Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Northside Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Northside Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Tussing Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Horizon Science Academy Columbus
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Horizon Science Academy Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
1/5
Graham Elementary and Middle School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Kids Care Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Columbus Spanish Immersion K-7 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 7th
2/5
Como Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Indianola Informal K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Maize Road Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Oakland Park Alternative Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Valley Forge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
St Matthias School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Innis Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Ohio School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Cesar Chavez College Preparatory School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Columbus Bilingual Academy-North
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Ohio Construction Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Focus Learning Academy of Central Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Cassady Alternative Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hamilton STEM Academy (K-6)
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Huy/A.G. Bell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mifflin Alternative Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
South Mifflin STEM Academy (K-6)
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Immaculate Conception School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Francis De Sales High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Tree Of Life-Indianola Branch
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ohio School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Columbus Humanities Arts and Technology Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Midnimo Cross Cultural Community School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Northland Preparatory and Fitness Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Horizon Science Academy Columbus Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Focus North High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Horizon Science Academy Primary
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
North Columbus Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Colerain Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Duxberry Park Alternative Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Linden STEM Academy (K-6)
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Linden-McKinley STEM Academy
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Columbus Alternative High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Columbus North International School (7-12)
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Calumet Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 6th
No rating available
Tree Of Life Christian Schools
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Sonshine Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ohio School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Imagine Columbus Primary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
East Linden Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Medina Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
North Linden Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Northtowne Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Columbus Adventist Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Arts & College Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
4/5
Summit Academy Middle School - Columbus
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Summit Academy Transition High School-Columbus
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Summit Academy Community School-Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Whitehall Preparatory and Fitness Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Renaissance Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available