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The city of Columbus, Ohio is the state capital and lies within the counties of Delaware, Fairfield and Franklin. The city spans 223.11 square miles 5.94 square miles of which is water covered. The city is the fifteenth largest in the United States and is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is known by many nicknames including The Discovery City, Arch City, Indie Art Capital, Cowtown, The Biggest Small Town in America, and Cbus. Columbus is the home of two professional sports teams, the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League and the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer.

Before it’s statehood Ohio was part of the Virginia Military District which was inhabited by Miami, Delaware, Wyandot, Shawnee and Mingo tribes and fur traders. Ohio was made a state in 1803 and in 1812 Columbus was officially made its capital. The first state penitentiary was established in 1812. In 1814 a two-story Statehouse was built and in 1816 the borough of Columbus was officially incorporated. In 1820 a federal courthouse was built and in 1824 the county seat was moved to Columbus. The first institution in the state for educating the deaf opened in Columbus in 1829 and Capital University was founded in 1830 and moved to its current site in 1874. The first passenger train came to Columbus Union Depot in 1851. During the Civil war Columbus was a major base for the volunteer portion of the Union Army the regular army had a base north of Columbus at Camp Thomas. Since that time progress, expansion have led Columbus to grow to the thriving metropolis it is today.[sws_pullquote_right]

8th best big city to live in the country according to CNN Money and America’s 20th Best City according to Bloomberg Businessweek in 2012.


According to the United States Census of 2010, Columbus was home to a teeming 787,033 inhabitants spread over 331,602 households giving the city a population density of 3,624.0 people per square mile. The estimated population for 2013 was 822,553 showing that growth only continues in this fair city. According to the census of 2000 the median household income was $37,897 and the median family income was $47,391. Columbus has several rankings to its credit like being the 15th most literate city in the country according to Central Connecticut State University in 2008, 8th best big city to live in the country according to CNN Money and America’s 20th Best City according to Bloomberg Businessweek in 2012. The economy in Columbus has a diverse base that includes aviation, banking, fashion, education, medical research, technology and much more.

Columbus has many fine neighborhoods historic and contemporary like Olde Towne East, the Brewery District, Victoria Village, Forest Park and Franklinton. The city has many interesting and historic buildings like the Ohio Judicial Center with its art-deco style, the State Capital is a fine example of Greek Revival Architecture and a variety of buildings like Wexner Center, LeVeques Tower and One Nationwide Plaza. Homes for sale in Columbus range from historic homes up through modern structures, small starter homes and fixer uppers up through elegant luxury properties. Rental properties range from studio sized apartments over businesses and garages up through luxury apartments in high-rise buildings as well as houses and duplexes. Other real estate options include condominiums and town houses with a variety of amenities for sale or lease.

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        Number of households 334,963
        Household Avg. Income 62,593
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        Population 798,112
        Population Density 3,338
        Median Age 35
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $169,013
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 16 years
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