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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,033
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Pickerington 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
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    30
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    50
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    210
    500
  • Theft
    1,906
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,410
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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I would describe Pickerington as a great place to live! It is clean, and diverse with all walks of life. There are plenty of walking and biking trails to help you get around and enjoy nature.
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Pickerington is my hometown but it is not somewhere I would like to stay. There are very great schools and nice people. There are several job opportunities for not only adults but teenagers as well. There are many good choices as you will not grow tired of the same ones. Pickerington is located about 15 minutes outside of Columbus and is bordered by the cuties of Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester and Baltimore.
Pickerington isn't a super exciting place but it's nice and relatively clean, and close enough to Columbus that if you're looking for more exciting things to do it's well within your ability to go out and do them. The population is generally upper-middle class but there is some socio-economic diversity, and racial diversity is on the rise but it is still primarily white. It's a relatively safe place and it's common to see kids playing out in their yards and walking in groups to their local pools or parks for an afternoon out of the house. We host things like the Violet Festival and we have holiday celebrations that keep the community engaged and invested with one another. All in all, it's a quiet but neat place to live.