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Columbus, OH

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This capital city of Ohio has an incredibly diverse economy and is known for being one of the most family-friendly cities in the country. Tech-savvy and research-oriented, it is the headquarters for many large businesses, including numerous insurance companies. Home to the Ohio State University, the Columbus College of Art and Design, DeVry University, and others, Columbus has a strong, educated community culture. With tons of live music, festivals all year round, museums with ever changing exhibits to visit, and the nationally recognized Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, it’s no wonder so many people are moving to Columbus.

Getting Around in Columbus, OH

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Columbus is:
20 to 24 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.23%
  • 13.83%
  • 1.88%

Ohio State Fair

<p>Columbus is the proud host of festivals large and small, from the Ohio State Fair to book, film, and folk festivals. Ohio is proud to have one of the largest state fairs in the U.S.; since 1847, the fair has lasted for over a week each year, in midsummer. Attractions include the usual collection of farm animals and a celebration of state achievements. What sets it apart is a fantastic concert lineup of big-name musicians and a focus on education, backed by OSU.</p>

Columbus Memorial Library

<p>The Columbus Metropolitan Library has been open to residents for more than 125 years. Founded in 1873, it reinvented itself in the early 1990's, when First Lady Barbara Bush reopened the facility. It is continually among the top-rated library systems in the U.S, named #1 in 2008 and Library of the Year in 2010.</p>