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.
Columbus has plenty of family friendly attractions to keep any family excited about Columbus. Downtown along the Scioto Mile is Cosi, an interactive science center with something for all ages. Just outside of the 270 loop is the award winning, #1 rated Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. The zoo’s sister park, Zoombezi Bay, is a 23 acre modern waterpark.
When it comes to Columbus, most people think of the Ohio State Buckeyes, but Columbus has even more to offer. Located downtown in the Arena District is Nationwide Arena, home of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets, and Huntington Park, home of the Columbus Clippers, the Cleveland Indian’s AAA team.
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