What you need to know about Columbus, OH

Columbus is located in Franklin County, Ohio. The population is 60% White, 27% Black, 4% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 6% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $44,774 and the median home value is $128,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Columbus, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Columbus has a Walk Score ® of 40.
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Population

811,943
Up by 7.19%
The Columbus, OH skyline as seen from North Bank Park on the banks of the Scioto River
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Housing

Homes Owned 45.95%
45.95% Complete
Homes Rented 54.05%
54.05% Complete

Real Estate

In Columbus, Ohio


Ready to move to Columbus? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Columbus.

Median Home Price

$128,900
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Columbus, Ohio


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Columbus rates.

Median Household Income

$44,774
Lower than the national average

Business

In Columbus, Ohio


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Columbus.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Columbus, Ohio


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Columbus.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 88%
88% Complete

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