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Columbus regularly receives recognition from a wide variety of list-making publications. We write about some of the most noteworthy lists, below.

Columbus Ranked #5 City for Millennials in 2017

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If you were born between 1982 and 2000, there’s fewer better places for you to live than Columbus. At least that’s what a new list from ApartmentList.com has to say on the matter. According to their report, Columbus ranks #5 for best cities for Millennials based upon metrics that measure the strength of the job […]

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Columbus Ranked #2 “Company Town” in US

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Columbus is often mistakenly referred to as a “college town” under the assumption that the population of The Ohio State University dominates the city’s total population (it actually only makes up around seven percent). Instead, a new article in the Seattle Times provides a different kind on moniker… “Company Town”. According to the article, Seattle […]

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Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

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Back in 2008, Forbes recognized Columbus as the number one “Up and Coming Tech City” in the U.S. After landing in a few other spots on tech lists (#3 in 2011, #8 in 2012), we’re back on top again according to the latest evaluation by SmartAsset.com. “The capital of Ohio is the best place in […]

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70 Percent of Columbus Millennials are Renters

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If you live in Columbus and you’re under the age of 35 and don’t own a home, then you’re not alone. According to a new study completed by apartment search company ABODO, only 30 percent of the Millennial demographic in Columbus are currently home owners. “We know that Millennials are often labeled as the renter […]

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Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City for College Grads

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Remember two weeks ago when Columbus was ranked 8th best city in the US for college graduates? Well, now we’re number two. Actually, this newest ranking was compiled by SmartAsset.com, while the one from two weeks ago was put together by Realtor.com, so the change in placement has more to do with metrics than any […]

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Columbus Ranked 8th Best City for College Grads

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Are you a Millennial? Have you graduated from college? Then Columbus wants you to live here! According to a new study from Realtor.com, Columbus continues to score highly in the metrics that define what makes a city great for a new college graduate. The low median age of the city means that there are plenty of […]

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Columbus Continues to Struggle in Fitness Rankings

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According to the latest data from the American College of Sports Medicine, Columbus is still really out of shape. The organization released its 10th Annual American Fitness Index report yesterday, in which the Columbus area scored 41st place out of the largest 50 metropolitan areas in the country. Since the report was first released in 2008, the Columbus […]

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