Columbus Ohio

columbus ohio homes for saleColumbus is the state capital of Ohio. The county seat is Franklin County, though the city has expanded and annexed portions of adjoining Delaware County and Fairfield County. Named for explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was founded in 1812 at the intersection of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers.

Columbus has a generally strong and diverse economy based on education, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. Overall, it was ranked as one of the top 10 best big cities in the country in 2010, according to Relocate America, a real estate research firm.

Columbus is the home of two public colleges: The Ohio State University, one of the largest college campuses in the United States, and Columbus State Community College.

  • In 2008, Forbes Magazine ranked the city as the no. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the nation
  • In 2008, MarketWatch named Columbus as the 7th best place to do business in the nation
  • In 2009, BusinessWeek named the city as the best place in the country to raise a family
  • In 2010. Relocate America ranked Columbus a Top 10 city

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Columbus Demographics

Columbus is home to over 800,000 people. The median income for a household in the city is $37,897, and the median income for a family is $47,391.
The racial makeup of the city is:

  • White: 61.5%
  • African-American: 28.0%
  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Hispanic: 5.6%
  • Other: .80%



Real Estate

If you’re considering a move to Columbus Ohio, or if you’re looking for a new home, LaPorte Realty Group, a Columbus Ohio real estate agent, can help you use the data below to find you the perfect home in your price range.

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Information on this page was compiled from Wikipedia, Columbus City Schools website and Truilia.