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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Olde Towne East is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio with a population of 9,409. Olde Towne East is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Olde Towne East offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Olde Towne East there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Olde Towne East and residents tend to be liberal.
About Olde Towne East...
Population
9,409

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,632
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$689
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%
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Olde Towne East Rankings

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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
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,812
National
$55,322
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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Olde Towne East is a very up-and-coming neighborhood. Although there is some crime, new construction and community involvement is very promising!
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It's a rather mixed neighborhood that seems to be trending upwards but you don't have to travel far to see depressed pockets on the area. Could use a few more places to socialize but the ones that do are fairly affordable and have a good assortment of creative's, young professionals, and business people. Another plus is its relatively close distance to downtown Columbus and Bexley.
Olde Towne East is a very welcoming niche in Columbus. It has plenty of independent shops and definitely feels like a community. It may not seem like the nicest or most up-and-coming part of town, but it is incredibly unique (in a good way), and has a personality all its own. OTE has increased in popularity recently, it seems, with a lot of condos, apartments, and houses being renovated to help improve the overall quality of the neighborhood and appeal to young adults and young families. Overall, a great place to live with great local businesses and hangouts, and in general filled with friendly people who enjoy the community and want to see it thrive.