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The city of Gahanna, Ohio is a suburb of Columbus located in Franklin County. The city’s motto is “Live, Work, Play” and it spans 12.6 square miles. Gahanna is a thriving suburb of friendly residents and unique businesses located near Columbus providing residents with countless opportunities for employment, education and entertainment. This community is so appealing that, in 2007, Money Magazine rated Gahanna on their Best Places to Live list at #96. The city has been home to several notable people including, but not limited to National Football League nose-guard John Hughes, swimmer Amanda Adkins, and Major League Soccer midfielder Wil Trapp.

The community was founded in 1849 by John Clark on land belonging to his father Joseph Clark. The land was called Gahanna Plantation and was located along the banks of Big Walnut Creek. The community was officially incorporated in 1881 and swore in its first mayor in October of the same year. The community continued to grow in the years since and according to the United States Census of 2010, Gahanna was home to 33,248 residents spread across 13,037 households giving the city a population density of 1,092.3 people per square mile. The median household income in the community is approximately $72,813 and the median family income is approximately $85,348.

This community is so appealing that, in 2007, Money Magazine rated Gahanna on their Best Places to Live list at #96.

[/sws_pullquote_right] Today, the local economy relies on many coming from outside the community. A sizable portion of Gahanna’s population work outside the community and tourism is also a big part of the local economy. Museums, gift shops and historic locations like Lily Stone Bed&Breakfast, the Log House and the John Clark House offer visitors a glimpse into the past. Currently, the city is working to revitalize Olde Gahanna, a historic area in downtown Gahanna. There is also the Creekside Gahanna project that includes efforts like park extensions, public places, residential sites, as well as office and business spaces. Public education in the community is provided by the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District and private schooling is provided by Columbus Academy, Gahanna Christian Academy and various parochial schools.

Gahanna has quiet streets, charming neighborhoods, historic sections, park lands and a wonderful education system. The community is located near many employment opportunities and yet retains a charm that is normally reserved for small communities. Homes for sale in Gahanna range from small starter homes and fixer uppers up through luxury homes, but the majority of properties are of the upper middle class variety. Other real estate options include rental properties such as houses, apartments and multi-family structures and properties for sale or lease like town houses and condominiums. Local real estate agents are best equipped to assist you in exploration of the town and your search for the perfect home.

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        Number of households 12,379
        Household Avg. Income 96,216
        Avg. year dwelling build 1981
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        Population 31,416
        Population Density 2,496
        Median Age 39
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $204,739
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 18 years
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