Considering a move to a big city? Then Columbus, Ohio should be number one on your list, according to credit monitoring website CreditSesame.com.
Columbus came out on top in the site’s rankings of 10 big cities offering the best opportunities for people seeking to relocate in 2016. Ohio’s capital was the only city in the Midwest on the list.
One of the biggest factors impacting the city’s ranking was its employment opportunities. With a low unemployment rate of 3.6 percent and jobs open at major companies like Honda and Nationwide Insurance, Columbus is a great place to jumpstart your career.
Once you’ve landed a job, central Ohio median household income also supports a high standard of living – especially when you consider that rent consumes only 30.6 percent of the average wage.
At only 21.3 minutes, Columbus workers also have the shortest average commute time among the 10 cities. And, there’s plenty to do with your extra downtime – from The Ohio State University Buckeyes sporting events to the world class Columbus Zoo to entertainment-packed neighborhoods like the Short North, Arena District and German Village. Check out our list of Columbus recreational opportunities.
These are only a few of the reasons to relocate to Columbus, Ohio. If you decide to explore everything Columbus has to offer, Herlihy Moving & Storage is here to help. We offer a complete range of professional, affordable moving and storage options – from full service to do-it-yourself. We’re always happy to share our knowledge about Columbus and its suburbs. Check out our Tips for Relocating to Columbus, Ohio.
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