Columbus Real Estate Market Overview

Could Columbus, OH be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Columbus. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Columbus such as Upper... Arlington and Dublin. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,194 resale and new homes in Columbus lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$159,500

Median Sales Price

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$124

Price Per Sqft

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$1,075

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Columbus show a 12% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Columbus for May 24 to Aug 23 was $159,500 based on 1,971 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Columbus was $124, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Columbus for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,075.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Columbus can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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11,545

Counts of Theft

4,211

Counts of Assault

2,833

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Columbus

There are 100 schools in Columbus.

Elementary Schools
9

Bluffsview Elementary School

Public, K-6

9

Olentangy Meadows Elementary School

Public, PK-5

9

Evening Street Elementary School

Public, K-6

Middle Schools
9

Jones Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Columbus Preparatory Academy

Charter, K-8

8

Gahanna West Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
9

Orange High School

Public, 9-12

9

New Albany High School

Public, 9-12

9

Arts & College Preparatory Academy

Charter, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Columbus by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
44%
Single residents
Home owners
47%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$38,095
Median household income
College educated
27%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Columbus commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
94% commute by car
0% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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