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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Olentangy West is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio with a population of 4,599. Olentangy West is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Olentangy West offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Olentangy West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Olentangy West and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Olentangy West...
Population
4,599

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$832
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    93%
  • Own
    7%
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Olentangy West 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

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$30,788
National
$55,322
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Olentangy West Reviews

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It's a quiet, relaxing area and the neighbors are nice. This area is very safe so you will love it if you have kids. Also, Shale Hollow Park is right nearby, me and my family like this place.

However, if you enjoy night life, this wouldn't be the best place for you.
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Large city with opportunities in various sectors, especially related to the university.
Wide variety of businesses in all areas.