Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus is growing in recognition for its historic neighborhoods, booming arts and sporting district downtown, open attitude and a noticeably affordable quality of life. This city is young, smart and entrepreneurial with a growing creative community, every sort of urban and suburban neighborhood, quality schools, incredible health systems and short commutes.
The City is perfect for active lifestyles and is investing $20 million in a growing system of bike and fitness trails, connecting the suburbs and river trails to downtown where a new $44 million riverfront park system is under construction.
Columbus offers a variety of housing options, from the restored historic German Village, the Short North, condominiums downtown, to new neighborhoods around the city. Shopping, entertainment and dining choices include the Arena District, Easton and Tuttle. The NHL Columbus Blue Jackets, the Columbus Crew, the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Columbus Clippers are among the many choices for the sports enthusiast. Numerous fine golf courses are in the region, the area is also home to the Memorial Golf Tournament each summer. Museums, festivals, parks, live music and theatre make Columbus one of the best places in the nation to live, work and raise a family.
Columbus is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of almost 780,000. It is the capital of the State of Ohio and is the largest city in the state. Home to The Ohio State University, the Limited, Nationwide Insurance, Cardinal Health, American Electric Power, Ohio Health and numerous other companies, the Columbus economy is balanced by a combination of education, technology, government, research, insurance and health care as major employers in the region. The city has enjoyed continous growth due to stable local employers, reasonably priced housing and an excellent location.