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Olentangy West is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio with a population of 5,070. Olentangy West is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Olentangy West offers residents a suburban 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
5,070

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,502
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$796
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    90%
  • Own
    10%
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Olentangy West Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods 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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$21,075
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Large city with opportunities in various sectors, especially related to the university.
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Wide variety of businesses in all areas.
University housing - good and affordable