Columbus is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the country and celebrated as the second strongest metro in the country for job creation. An up-and-coming tech city, Columbus area research and technology institutions are attracting the brightest minds from around the world, and our nationally acclaimed arts scene guarantees you’ll find creativity around every corner.
Columbus is ranked one of the country’s top ten places to own a home. The overall cost of living in the Columbus Region, is lower than the national average, and lower than the state of Ohio.
Columbus offers a variety of Education options, ranging from public to private schools, along with colleges and universities. Sixty-three colleges and universities are attended by 140,000 students in the Columbus Region. More than 22,000 students graduate every year.
The Columbus Region boasts four world-renowned, award-winning healthcare systems contributing billions annually to the area’s economy and employing more than 45,000 people. In fact, U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Columbus’ healthcare among the best in the country, and nearly all hospital systems and medical, research and bioscience facilities receive national attention.
If arts, music and entertainment are your passion, Columbus is the place to be. The Places Almanac calls Columbus “one of the nation’s best metro areas for the arts.” You’ll find world-class museums, theatre productions and musical performances. Columbus is also home to world-class sports teams including the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets, MLS Columbus Crew and AAA Columbus Clippers.
There’s always something to do in the city. Whatever you enjoy – you’ll find it here.