Where People Prosper
The Columbus Region’s culture is built on curiosity and acceptance. With an openness infused into the approach to life and business, it has cultivated an environment of unique and bold communities, companies, institutions, and entertainment.
Creative, Open-Minded and Forward-Thinking
Growing your company here isn’t just a smart business move, it’s good for your employees, too. Within the collaborative and supportive environment, people in the Columbus Region don’t just live—they prosper. Discover just a few of the reasons why people move to and stay in the Columbus Region.
MORE AFFORDABLE COST OF LIVING THAN THE U.S AVERAGE
LARGEST CITY IN THE U.S.
BEST CITIES TO LIVE IN
Homeowners and renters alike can find their perfect fit in the Columbus Region. The Region’s relatively low cost of living combined with job opportunities at global organizations means residents’ salaries go further toward building their dream lifestyle.
ANNUAL COLLEGE GRADUATES
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES
The Ohio State University dominates headlines in higher education but the Columbus Region offers a wealth of options for students of all interests. As a modern and innovative city in a state with strong blue-collar traditions, the community offers both higher education and vocational institutions to build the required talent pipeline.
An emphasis on education starts early with a thriving network of public and private K-12 school systems plus high schools that allow students to focus on STEM, the arts, or vocational trades.
Art & Attractions
The Columbus Region has earned a national reputation for its energetic blend of arts and culture. Count on acclaimed museums to challenge your perspectives, and culturally diverse food scene to introduce you to your new favorite cuisine. The Columbus Region is also proud of its teams, from the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL), the Columbus Crew SC (MLS), and the Columbus Clippers (MiLB) to hometown college football favorite The Ohio State Buckeyes.
CITY FOR PRIDE
MOST FUN PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S.
(U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT)
Relocating to Columbus
The Columbus Region’s neighborhoods each offers its own distinct personality and charm. Whether you’re looking for fast city life and proximity to events, or the smaller-town speed and countryside views, the Columbus Region has it. Wherever you choose to put down roots, you’re never more than a 40-minute drive from most of the Region’s best amenities, from the bustle of the Short North to beautiful and extensive metro park system.