In a recent article by MSN Money, Ohio suburbs made many of the top areas for the best neighborhoods in the country. The midwest also dominated the list primarily due to lower cost of living, however several California suburbs did make the list.
There were more in Ohio than any other state. Here's some of the state's best suburbs and why.
Bexley Ohio - This unique neighborhood is known for its historical buildings, traditional and Victorian style architecture and affordable housing. Bexley is just east of downtown and is considered part of Columbus. There are several prestigious private and public schools and great schools.org is it a score of nine. Residents have a median household income of about $93,000 and there are numerous tree-lined streets and larger estates and homes. This is a community of about 13,000 residents.
Dublin - Located about 22 minutes northwest of Columbus, Dublin is home to about 42,000 and a school rating of 9. The median household income is $113,000 and home to one of the best golf courses in the nation; Muirfield Village Golf Club.
Upper Arlington - Located just northwest of downtown Columbus, this community with a population of about 34,000 offers easy access to the big city, the Port Columbus International Airport and a variety of major highways in and through Columbus. It has a school score of 10 with a median household income of about $98,000. This community also has an extremely low crime rate.
Powell - This community sits north of Columbus by about 25 minutes and is home to roughly 12,000 residents. It also carries a school score of 10 on average for its great elementary, middle and high schools. This small community has been settled since 1801 and carries a median household income of about $132,000. It is tied with New Albany as one of the lowest poverty rates at just 1.2%.
New Albany - Located about 20 minutes east of downtown Columbus, this smaller community of about 8100 residents features numerous colonial style architecture homes, white picket fences and darling craftsman style properties. It features over 600 acres of public parks and green space and with that low poverty rate and a median household income of $185,000, is one of the wealthiest and most affluent communities throughout Franklin and Licking. New Albany boasts a country club, 27 hole golf course, 18 tennis courts and five swimming pools. It also boasts an average score of 10 for nearly all of its schools.
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