Among one of the fastest growing cities in the US, Columbus, Ohio is a hub of creativity and innovation. The capital city is teeming with art, music, theatre, museums, culture, and sports. The best part? Compared to metro areas of similar size, Columbus is very close to the national average for cost of living.

Throughout the year, there is always something to do. The city lives and breathes Ohio State football throughout fall, the various parks and museums are open year-round, and the Short North Arts District is packed full of restaurants, shops, bars, and art galleries.

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Columbus Highlights


Columbus Quick Stats

Unlike other midwest cities, Columbus is growing along with its national profile. Here are some stats about what makes Columbus great place to live and work:

Columbus is the largest city in Ohio and the 15th largest in the United States

Columbus won the $50 Million DoT Smart Cities Challenge

Median home price = $168,042 | Average monthly rent = $833

Columbus was named the most intelligent city in the United States in a 2013 list released by the Intelligent Community Forum