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Pickerington
  • Suburb of Columbus, OH

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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Pickerington is a suburb of Columbus with a population of 21,257. Pickerington is in Fairfield County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Pickerington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Pickerington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Pickerington are highly rated.

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About Pickerington...
Population
21,257

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$228,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,298
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Pickerington Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    17.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    30.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    645.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Pickerington

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$101,577
National
$64,994

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