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Worthington is a vibrant, historic town steeped in New England tradition with a charming, walk-able downtown featuring: vintage homes, brick sidewalks, specialty shops, restaurants, library and a central Village Green, which hosts many events. Worthington real estate is popular due to its quality schools, outstanding parks and rec system and convenient location ~ nine miles north of Downtown Columbus, near major freeways, abundant shopping and dining in the Worthington and Polaris area. You can find a variety of vintage and older homes, as well as newer luxury homes and condos.

Worthington Real Estate Statistics
Total Homes for Sale in Worthington: 158
Avg Days on Market in Worthington: 77
Avg Home Price in Worthington: $323,763
Lowest Home Price in Worthington: $90,000
Highest Home Price in Worthington: $899,000
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Worthington Home Styles

Worthington is one of the oldest cities in the Columbus area, offering a variety of unique vintage and New England style homes in Central Ohio. Worthington's population in 1840 was around 440 and remaind about the same until the early 1900s'. Population started growing steadily in the 1920s, with rapid growth starting in the 1950s, totaling over 14,000 today. As a result of the growth, you can find a variety of home styles. Whether you're looking for a cottage or luxury estate, you can find all Worthington real estate lisings on our MLS search.  Some of the home styles you'll find for sale in Worthington include:

  • Bungalow
  • Cape Cod
  • Craftsman
  • Colonial
  • Classic revival
  • Empire
  • Federal style brick
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Italianate
  • Mid century modern ranch
  • Queen Anne
  • Saltbox

 

Worthington Distinctives

  • Top 50 Best Places to Live by CNN Money Magazine
  • 8th Best Columbus Suburb to live in by Movoto
  • 9th Best Columbus Suburb to live in by Niche.com
  • Ranked One of the Best Neighborhoods by Columbus Monthly
  • Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation
  • 5.6 Square Mile Area
  • Nearby hospitals: Mount Carmel St. Anns Hospital and Riverside Hospital

 

Worthington Population Growth

  • 1840 Population 440
  • 1900 Population 443
  • 1910 Population 547
  • 1920 Population 705
  • 1930 Population 1,239
  • 1940 Population 1,569
  • 1950 Population 2,141
  • 1960 Population 9,239
  • 1970 Population 15,326
  • 1980 Population 14,956
  • 1990 Population 14,869
  • 2000 Population 14,125
  • 2010 Population 13,575
  • 2015 Population 14,498

 

Worthington Schools

Worthington Schools meet the needs of approximately 60,000 residents and almost 10,000 students. The district regularly earns the "What Parents Want" in education designation from SchoolMatch. Worthington is comprised of a pre-school, 11 elementary, 4 middle, 2 high and 2 alternative schools. They offer services to all students, continually striving to meet the needs of each individual student. The district offers AP courses; International Baccalaureate program; Arts, Math/Science and World Language/Culture magnet schools; Entrepreneurship Business Academy; STEM programs; mentorship opportunities; Linworth Alternative Program; Worthington Academy Alternative program for at risk students, gifted student programs.  Over 90% of Worthington School District graduates pursue a college education, many receiving scholarships. The District offers Career and Technical training through the Delaware Career and Technical School.  Visit the Ohio Dept of Education website for the most accurate school district report card ranking data. Private schools in Worthington include: St. Michael Catholic School, Worthington Christian School, Veritas Academy.

Parks & Recreation

Worthington's state-of-the-art 72,000 square foot Community Center offers a variety of programs, camps, fitness classes, meeting rooms and special events for all ages. Enjoy swimming in the indoor aquatic center complete with a lazy river and water slides; play basketball or pickle ball in the two gymnasiums or take a walk on the indoor track. Worthington also manages over 200 acres of parkland, with unique neighborhood parks, playgrounds, bike paths, hiking trails and picnic facilities. The Olentangy River Bikeway Trail extends from Worthington all the way to Downtown Columbus, perfect for the bike enthusiast. There are several Metro Parks nearby, including Highbanks and Sharon Woods, which offer nature centers, classes, hiking paths, fishing, ice skating, sledding and more.

The Griswold Center is a multi-purpose facility that provides services to people 55 and over, including arts, drama, educational and fitness programs, as well as trips!

The McConnell Arts Center is housed in the former Worthington High School, built in 1915. The center provides a unique variety of classes and performances in visual and digital arts. The 20,000 square foot building features a 213 seat theatre, art gallery, dance studio and classrooms. 

Worthington Golf Courses

Brookside Country Club, Worthington Hills Country Club, York Golf Club

Events & Attractions

Community events are plentiful in Worthington. The Old Worthington Business Association is proud of its beautiful and friendly downtown area. The association hosts many events including: the Annual Worthington Arts Festival, Taste of Worthington, Memorial Day Parade, Market Day and Holiday Open House. The Worthington Farmer's Market is one of the best in Central Ohio and runs all year on Saturday mornings. The Worthington Historical Society sponsors other events, operates the Orange Johnson House, Doll House and Rectory museums and promotes local history with details on the 31 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.

Worthington History

Residents are proud of their city’s rich New England heritage and historic downtown. Founded in 1803, the same year Ohio became a state, Worthington began as a community planned by a group of 38 men in New England. Under the leadership of James Kilbourn, they formed the Scioto company to purchase land west of the Allegheny Mountains and create a New England style town they could move to. Thanks to the help of Thomas Worthington, a surveyor in Chillicothe (also an Ohio Senator and 6th Governor of Ohio), the 38 proprietors from Connecticut and Massachusetts purchased 16,000 acres along the Whetstone River (now Olentangy River). The town of Worthington consisted of 8000 acres, surveyed into 164 lots for homes and businesses, a five acre public green in the center of the village, space for a church and school all surrounded by Sharon Township farm lots, in true New England style. The town was named Worthington in honor of Thomas Worthington, who had helped locate this land. The founders of the community brought ideas of New England architecture and community with them, which survives today.

In 1812, Worthington lost its bid to become the state capital, but during its early years it became known for its religious activity, educational opportunities and anti-slavery principles. Worthington’s growth after 1850 was limited allowing the community to remain a homogeneous village until after World War II, thereby preserving a number of its historic properties. By World War II, Worthington's population was 1,569. In 1954, Worthington became a city when Colonial Hills subdivision was annexed into the Village, increasing the population to the required 5000 residents. 

There are 31 places from small shops to large churches and the Vining Hopewell Indian Mound, on the National Register of Historic Places, located throughout the Old Worthington area. Many streets are still paved with brick and the luscious green spaces in the downtown area are very inviting. In addition, Worthington is also home to the historic and unique Rush Creek neighborhood, with houses patterned after Frank Lloyd Wright’s idea of organic architecture.

Related Links

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Worthington Crime Map
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Homes Stats

  2016 2017
Average Price $271,247 $294,670
Price: Low-High $56,000-$615,500 $62,000-$813,000
Average Days On Market 76 60
# Of Sales 70 610

Condos Stats

  2016 2017
Average Price $157,800 $151,438
Price: Low-High $56,000-$615,500 $62,000-$813,000
Average Days On Market 72 53
# Of Sales 18 209

Land Stats

  2016 2017
Average Price $40,000 $187,900
Price: Low-High $56,000-$615,500 $62,000-$813,000
Average Days On Market 87 708
# Of Sales 2 2

Multi-family Stats

  2016 2017
Average Price $264,833 $264,809
Price: Low-High $56,000-$615,500 $62,000-$813,000
Average Days On Market 63 65
# Of Sales 3 11