Columbus, Ohio is a great place to live, work, and play! But, don’t take our word for it. Columbus regularly ranks highly as one of the best places in the U.S.

Recently, WalletHub ranked state capitals by “best places to live.” Columbus ranked highly at number twelve!

Source: WalletHub

To rank which state capitals made the best places to live, WalletHub “compared all 50 across 54 key indicators of affordability, economic well-being, quality of education and health, and quality of life.” They also considered cost of living, K-12 school quality, and things to do.

Columbus specifically ranked 11th for Affordability and 11th for Quality of Life.

table of best state capitals to live in showing Columbus Ohio at number 12
WalletHub’s List Of Top State Capitals To Live In

Why People Are Moving To Columbus, Ohio

Columbus has a lot to offer! We’ve got tons of activities, from visiting the Columbus Zoo to conventions or just walking in a park.

There’s plenty of career opportunities too, because Columbus is home to many corporate headquarters and lots of small businesses.

We also have highly rated school systems and excellent colleges and universities, so we rank well for education. In fact, the Dublin Ohio School District is 11th in America on! Several Central Ohio school districts are in the top 20 in the state.

One main thing that people move to Columbus for is the affordability. As noted above, Columbus ranks highly for affordability. For most people, housing is their biggest expense. The Columbus area has a lot of housing options. Whether you’re looking for your first home or a luxury condo, you can find it in Central Ohio.

If you’re thinking about relocating to the Columbus area, the best person to talk to is Rita Boswell. She’s a Central Ohio expert! Rita Boswell knows the communities in and around Columbus, and she can help you find a home that fits your needs and budget.

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