Which Central Ohio Community Suits You?

Which Central Ohio Community Suits You - Ryan Reynolds

Which Central Ohio Community Suits You? Columbus, Ohio has many great benefits, from an international airport to a great music scene and delicious restaurants. If you are choosing to live in Central Ohio it can be difficult to decide which city is best for you. Whether you are single or have a family check out some of these facts to help you decide which community suites you best! Warning: All of these community boast great school districts!


– 13,000 residents

– Home to Capital university

– City atmosphere with downtown shops small businesses and galleries

–   treelined streets dating back to mid 1800s


–   28,000 residents

–   80+ subdivisions made up around High street

–   Home of Whetstone Park of Roses

–   City atmosphere

Grandview Heights

– 7,000 residents

-walkable neighborhoods and shops

– Gorgeous 20th century homes and well as contemporary apartments

–   Has their own police and fire departments and own school district

Upper Arlington

– 34,000 residents

-5 minutes from The Ohio State University and downtown

–  Many treelined streets and Griggs reservoir

–  One of highest median income neighborhoods in Central Ohio

–  Very central location to downtown and all of greater Columbus

–  Suburban neighborhood feel


–  36,000 residents

–  15 miles from downtown Columbus

–  Home to Otterbein University

–  Has many local shops, restaurants, and amenities

–  over  580 parks and bikes trails, including the Inniswood Gardens.


– 34,000 residents

– Top rated for job seekers

– Strong sense of community, Irish pride.

– Suburban feel

–   Situated along the Scotio River

–   Downtown Dublin is a National Historic District

–   Home to the Columbus Zoo and Memorial Tournament

–   Majority of the community is married


–   10,000 residents

–   interconnected neighborhoods

–   Many housing developments as well as open spaces and minimal commercial and industrial developments

–   Downtown Powell offers historic shopping and antiques

–   only 7.2% single person homes- majority of homes are owned

–   Home to the Alum creek state park


– 34,000 residents

–   8 miles from downtown Columbus

–   A fast growing community

–   Over 20 parks

–   Variety of home options, including those with land.


-14,000 residents

– 9 miles North of downtown

-Historic homes

-Old Worthington has shops and restaurants for a small town feel

-200 acres of parks

–   Wide variety of homes and dinning

–   Annual Worthington arts festival


– 14,500 residents

–   Fast growth

–   17 miles east of downtown

–   Small town charm and big city conveniences

–   150 acres of parks

– Variety of home options, including those with land.


-25,000 residents

– 13 miles from downtown

-17 city parks and 80 acre municipal park. Includes many bike paths and dog trails

– Majority are families

–   Variety of home options, including those with land.

Grove City

– 37,000 residents

-15 miles South of downtown, quick access

– 2013 ranking for best suburb for new single-family housing

-Offers many free family and community events

– Great parks

– Variety of home options, including those with land.


– 33,000 residents

–   12 miles east columbus

–   6 city parks on 248 actres

–   Home to National Trails Raceway, Blacklick Woods Metro Park, and the Tomato Festival

–   About half of the households are married

–   Variety of home options, including those with land.


– 5,540 residents

– Historical roots dating to 1847

-Oder homes surrounding the historic downtown or newer build homes and subdivisions

– Small town feel but still many entertainment options

-Variety of home options, including those with land.

Keep this information in mind when considering the best central Ohio community for you. What central Ohio community do you live in? What do you love about it? Comment to share with us.

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