Best Places to Live in Ohio

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What you need to know about Ohio

Consistently ranked one of the best states for business, Ohio offers residents many benefits too, including a low cost of living, excellent schools and good recreational opportunities. Manufacturing and financial industries anchor the economy in Ohio, which is the largest producer in the country of plastics, rubber and fabricated metal. The best places to live in Ohio include Akron, Cincinnati and Dublin. Sports fans have several teams to cheer for including the Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Best Places to Live in Ohio
Cincinnati, Dublin, Wooster are among the top choices
'Hang on Sloopy' Could Become Ohio's Rock Song
Ohio House passes bill to make "Hang on Sloopy" the state's official rock song.

Population

11,560,380
Up by 0%
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Eight Reasons to Move to Cincinnati, OH
The Queen City has a rich history – and an increasingly bright future
Chili piled onto hotdogs with cheese and onions.
Would You Move to a City for Chili? Consider Cincinnati
In the "Queen City" of Ohio, chili is king.
The Columbus, OH skyline as seen from North Bank Park on the banks of the Scioto River
Best Burgers in Columbus, OH
Long known as a burger town, Columbus has new, healthier twists on the traditional hamburger
Best Places for Kids in Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati offers a variety of family-friendly things to do.
A School for Drones
Colleges and universities are at the forefront of training for the anticipated boom in the UAS industry

Housing

Homes Owned 67%
67% Complete
Homes Rented 33%
33% Complete

Median Home Price

$129,600
Higher than the national average
Indoor Mountain and BMX Courses Make Biking a Year-Round Sport
The mountains that these riders bike on aren’t where you think

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Median Household Income

$48,849
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 26%
26% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Ohio Top 100 City Rankings

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Eight Reasons to Move to Cincinnati, OH
The Queen City has a rich history – and an increasingly bright future

Would You Move to a City for Chili? Consider Cincinnati
In the "Queen City" of Ohio, chili is king.

Best Burgers in Columbus, OH
Long known as a burger town, Columbus has new, healthier twists on the traditional hamburger

Best Places for Kids in Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati offers a variety of family-friendly things to do.

A School for Drones
Colleges and universities are at the forefront of training for the anticipated boom in the UAS industry

Indoor Mountain and BMX Courses Make Biking a Year-Round Sport
The mountains that these riders bike on aren’t where you think

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LeBron James moved back to Cleveland, and here's why you should consider following him.

Top Employers in Cincinnati, OH
Several of Cincinnati's top employers are in health services, grocery and merchandise, and financial services industries.

Best Places to Live in Ohio