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  4. Nightlife
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Upper Arlington is a suburb of Columbus with a population of 35,299. Upper Arlington is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Upper Arlington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Upper Arlington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Upper Arlington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Upper Arlington are highly rated.

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About Upper Arlington...
Population
35,299

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$397,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,274
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    2.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    14
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    2.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    145.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    836.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Upper Arlington

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$123,548
National
$62,843

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