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    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
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South Alum Creek is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio with a population of 11,949. South Alum Creek is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in South Alum Creek offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Alum Creek there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in South Alum Creek and residents tend to be liberal.
About South Alum Creek...
Population
11,949

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,593
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$933
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$47,049
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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South Alum Creek Reviews

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The crime is not heavy, but it still exists. We have a sense of comfort due to the block watch and our nearby caring neighbors. The crime does not occur daily, but the police do appear when needed.
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It is quiet, peaceful, fun, not crowded, and clean. I would choose to live there again.
Just kids being kids and stealing little things