About Columbus

Columbus is the 15th most-populated city in the United States and the largest city in Ohio. Columbus is also the capital of the state of Ohio. Located in central Ohio, the 212.6 square mile Columbus is a popular city for renters in the Mid-west and is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

Living in Columbus, OH

Renting an apartment or rental house in Columbus tends to be more affordable than other cities. Residents in Columbus, OH can take in the cultural and historic landmarks, picnic in the extensive park system, and enjoy the Scioto and Olentangy rivers that meet west of the city.

Columbus is also home to the largest university in the United States, The Ohio State University (OSU). It is also home to many other colleges and universities in and around the city.

Traveling to and from Columbus is facilitated by Port Columbus International Airport, as well as other smaller airports in the area.

Sports in Columbus, OH

In addition to the successful sports program at The Ohio State University, Columbus is also home to a number of professional sport teams such as:

Arena Football League-- Columbus Destroyers (Nationwide Arena)

Major League Soccer-- Columbus Crew (Columbus Crew Stadium)

National Hockey League-- Columbus Blue Jackets (Nationwide Arena)

Interesting Fact about Columbus, OH

Half of the population of the United States live within a 500 mile radius of Columbus, OH.

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Facts and Demographics

Square Miles210.267 square miles
Population Density3,743.0,172,114,501,997 people per square mile
Total Population787,033 people
Per-capita Income$23,618
Median Household Income$43,348
Median Age31 years old
Percent Renters49%