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Westerville
  • Suburb of Columbus, OH

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

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Westerville is a suburb of Columbus with a population of 40,443. Westerville is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Westerville offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westerville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Westerville and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Westerville are highly rated.

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About Westerville...
Population
40,443

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$244,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,113
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
    67.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    84
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,483.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    76.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Westerville

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,287
National
$64,994

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