Richest Neighborhoods In Columbus, OH For 2020


We used science and data to determine which Columbus neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Columbus.
Richest Neighborhoods In Columbus

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Columbus has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.69x the national median and household incomes are 2.09x the national median.

But where exactly in Columbus do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Bexley where the median income is a cool $114,868.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Columbus out of 39 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Columbus for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Bexley looks to be the richest Columbus neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $841,278. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Columbus. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Columbus reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Columbus and the worst neighborhoods in Columbus. Or, for living around Columbus, out the best Columbus suburbs and the worst Columbus suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Columbus For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Columbus by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Bexley, was named the richest neighborhood in Columbus.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Weinland Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Columbus ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Columbus For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Bexley $114,868
2 Upper Arlington $102,607
3 Worthington $87,419
4 Rocky-Fork Blacklick Accord $80,400
5 Harrison West $79,066
6 Far North $77,465
7 Clintonville $76,688
8 Brewery $75,120
9 Southside $75,000
10 West Columbus Interim $72,645
11 Northwest $71,352
12 Victorican Village $69,438
13 Italian Village $61,624
14 Northland $54,666
15 South Central Accord $53,556
16 Southeast $53,235
17 Brice-Tussing $51,585
18 Mckinley Avenue Corridor $50,635
19 South Alum Creek $49,726
20 Westland $49,688
21 Downtown $44,875
22 Far South $39,897
23 Whitehall $39,753
24 North Linden $38,485
25 Southwest $38,392
26 Greater Hilltop $37,375
27 Northeast $34,150
28 Tri-South $33,916
29 South Side $33,791
30 Near East $32,468
31 North Central $31,482
32 Near Southside $29,952
33 University $28,806
34 Fort Columbus Airport $28,221
35 Milo Grogan $24,311
36 Olentangy River Road $23,333
37 South Linden $21,602
38 Franklinton $21,557
39 Weinland Park $18,133

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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