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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Lake Darby is a suburb of Columbus with a population of 4,265. Lake Darby is in Franklin County. Living in Lake Darby offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Lake Darby and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake Darby are above average.
About Lake Darby...
Population
4,265

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$146,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,237
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Lake Darby Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Lake Darby

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$86,081
National
$55,322
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Lake Darby Reviews

2 reviews
There are so many neighborhoods, restaurants, and friendly people every where you look. The overall community environment is achieved everywhere you go. The school systems are phenomenal.
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not ideal area for the lifestyle i prefer