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Columbus has the 15th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Columbus area is 3.8%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Columbus has the 30th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Columbus is below average at $47,420, and the median cost of a home in Columbus is $128,900, which is below the national average. 33% of workers in Columbus hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Columbus. 81% of Columbus workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Columbus spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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1111 East Broad Street
Suite 201
Columbus, OH 43205