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Living in Downtown Columbus is walkable, fun and convenient! You’ll find a variety of condo styles from industrial urban lofts and modern flats to classic townhomes and luxury penthouses with panoramic river front views. Plus you’ll enjoy nearby attractions such as the Nationwide Arena District, Franklin Park Conservatory, German Village, North Market, Short North and the Scioto Mile waterfront in Downtown Columbus. 

Downtown Columbus Real Estate Statistics
Total Homes for Sale in Downtown Columbus: 162
Avg Days on Market in Downtown Columbus: 148
Avg Home Price in Downtown Columbus: $424,130
Lowest Home Price in Downtown Columbus: $165,000
Highest Home Price in Downtown Columbus: $1,795,000
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Downtown Columbus Schools

While there are plenty of family friendly activities, living in Downtown Columbus isn't that popular for families. There are some unique and prestigious school options in the Downtown area.  Students can choose to attend Columbus Public Schools; special community schools such as Cristo Rey Work Study High School or Downtown Columbus High School; or nearby private schools including: Columbus School for Girls, St. Charles Prep School and St. Joseph Montessori School. While a few Columbus Public schools rank well, as a whole the Columbus School District has failed to meet key performance indicators from the Ohio Department of Education district report card.

Downtown Columbus Colleges

Some Columbus universities can be found in and around Downtown including: Capital University, and its notable law school, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus State Community College, DeVry, Franklin University and Mount Carmel College of Nursing.

Parks & Recreation

Columbus Recreation & Parks offers unique parks and recreational activities in Downtown including: Alexander/AEP Park, Battelle Riverfront Park, Bicentennial/Galbreath Park, Columbus Commons, Deaf School Gatehouse, Dorrian Commons Park, Downtown Dog Park, Genoa Park, McFerson Commons, North Bank Park, OhioHealth Ice Haus, Richter Worker’s Memorial Park, Scioto Mile Riverfront, Sensenbrenner Park, Thurber Park, Topiary Garden/Deaf School Park. Many of Downtown Columbus’ events and activities are held at Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile, which connects to miles of bike trails. These parks provide an urban oasis for residents featuring a carousel, performing arts stage, gardens, stunning 15,000 square-foot interactive fountain.

Events & Attractions

Downtown Columbus is home to the Columbus Museum of Art, housing collections of European and American art up to early modernism; Franklin Park Conservatory, host of 1992’s Ameriflora expedition; and the renown Center of Science and Industry Museum (COSI).

Many of Downtown Columbus events and activities are held at Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile. There are hundreds activities for all ages ranging from recreational kickball, outdoor fitness and yoga classes, Water Fire on the Scioto River, concerts and movie showings as well as kids’ events. Annual festivals include the: Columbus Arts, Asian, Dragon Boat Races, Greek, Jazz & Rib, Juneteenth, Latino, North Market Food & Ohio Wine, Park Street, Riverfront Arts and Soulfood Music.

The Pearl alleyway, in the heart of Downtown, offers a unique outdoor urban market from mid-May through October.

Sports & Entertainment

The Arena district of Downtown Columbus hosts two of Columbus’s sports teams, the Columbus Clippers is the Triple-A farm team of the Cleveland Indians and the Columbus Blue Jackets (National Hockey League).

A major annual event that occurs yearly in the Downtown Columbus Convention Center is the Arnold Sports Festival, a fitness exposition held in late February hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Downtown Arts & Music

The Nationwide Arena is not only home to the Columbus Blue Jackets, but is also a major concert venue. Several theatres in Downtown Columbus host musical as well as theatrical performances including:  Jo Ann Davidson Theatre, Lincoln Theatre, Southern Theatre, Ohio Theater, Palace Theater (home of the Columbus Syphony Orchestra) and Veteran’s Memorial Hall.  PromoWest Productions operates operates well-known local venues that offer a more intimate setting for musical performances.

Downtown Columbus Business

With Columbus being the Ohio’s capital and county seat of Franklin County, there many opportunities for government employment in Downtown Columbus with the City of Columbus, Franklin County and State of Ohio. The headquarters of various businesses including American Electric Power (AEP), Nationwide Insurance, Huntington Bank, State Auto Insurance and Wasserstrom are located in Downtown Columbus. Grant, Mount Carmel and, the newly renovated, Nationwide Children’s Hospital also have locations around Downtown.

Downtown Transportation

Downtown Columbus is not as sprawling as some of the larger US cities, making it very walkable.  Though Columbus does not have a metro or rail system, it does have an extensive public bus service COTA that runs continuously throughout Downtown Columbus.

Downtown Development

In an effort to revitalize Downtown Columbus, the City initiated the 2002 Strategic Business Plan to build more downtown housing, improve the riverfront park system, attract and retain jobs. This plan brought a resurgence to Downtown, through public and private investment. As a result, businesses have been attracted to the area and residential growth has rebounded, for the first time since 1950.

The 2010 Downtown Columbus Strategic Plan builds on the success of the 2002 initiative by advancing a long-term framework for continued growth. The Columbus Downtown Office Incentive Program seeks to help stabilize, strengthen and increase job opportunities. Those buying a home or condo in Downtown Columbus are often eligible for tax incentives from the City of Columbus, in the form of tax abatements, which greatly reduce property taxes for several years.

The City of Columbus knows that a successful downtown will, in turn, create a more successful region that is both nationally and globally competitive.

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Homes Stats

  2016 2017 2018
Average Price $325,000 $565,607 $544,934
Price: Low-High $202,500-$325,000 $135,000-$1,900,000 $150,000-$1,025,000
Average Days On Market 40 141 327
# Of Sales 1 10 5

Condos Stats

  2016 2017 2018
Average Price $202,500 $360,424 $349,439
Price: Low-High $202,500-$202,500 $135,000-$1,900,000 $150,000-$1,025,000
Average Days On Market 93 101 134
# Of Sales 1 184 68

Land Stats

  2017 2018
Average Price $256,667 $200,000
Price: Low-High $135,000-$1,900,000 $150,000-$1,025,000
Average Days On Market 372 583
# Of Sales 3 1

Multi-family Stats

  2016 2017
Average Price $415,000 $453,000
Price: Low-High $199,900-$535,000 $135,000-$1,900,000
Average Days On Market 0 14
# Of Sales 1 3

Commercial Stats

Average Price $484,329
Price: Low-High $150,000-$1,297,233
Average Days On Market 492
# Of Sales 8