Senior Living in Columbus, Ohio
- Columbus scores lower than the Ohio average of 76.
- Columbus scores higher than the national average of 72.
Health & Safety
- There is a very high number of Medicare registered physicians within the city limits.
- There are 15 hospitals within close range of the city, including Doctors Hospital, Ohio State University Hospitals, and Arthur G James Cancer Hospital.
- There are 143 senior living facilities in close proximity to the city, including Queck Home, Hotel St. Clair Senior Apartments, and Westminster-Thurber Community.
- There is a very high number of home healthcare providers operating in the city.
- There is a high number of fire stations serving the city.
- The average life expectancy is 77.8, compared to the national average of 78.6.
- There are 978 pharmacies within close range of the city.
- The area has a high property crime rate.
- The area has a high violent crime rate.
Recreation & Leisure
- The city has a very low percentage of seniors in the population (21% of residents).
- There are 96 golf courses in or around the city, including Airport Golf Course, Bridgeview Golf Course, and Champions Golf Course.
- There are 28 parks near the city center, including Goodale Park, Deaf School and Topiary Park, and The Topiary Park.
- There are 549 churches in or near the city, including Triedstone Missionary Baptist, Sacred Heart Church, and First Church of the Nazarene.
- There are 47 malls / shopping centers within close range of the city.
- There are 497 grocery stores within the city.
- There are 26 movie theatres in or near the city.
- There are 246 gyms or health clubs in or near the city.
- The property taxes average 3.76% of total income, which is significantly higher than the national average of 2.79%.
- The property taxes average 1.67% of property value, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1.09%.
- The city sales taxes averages 6.88%, which is lower than the national average of 6.97%.
- Ohio has an average state income tax of 2.51%, compared to the national average of 3.38%.
- The city's mean household income is $58,156, which is lower than the national average of $64,580.
- The city's median household income is $44,480, which is significantly lower than the national median of $51,560.
- The city's per capita income is $25,098, which is lower than the national average of $25,611.
- Assisted living costs average $49,350 per year, which are very high compared to national figures.
- Nursing home costs average $75,920 per year, which are low compared to national costs.
- Adult daycare costs average $19,500 per year, which are high compared to national numbers.
- Home healthcare costs average $48,917 annually, which are high compared to national costs.
- The unemployment rate is about 10.08%, which is average compared to national averages.
- The overall cost of living is low compared to national averages.
- 1% of the senior population are financially responsible for at least one grandchild.
General Quality of Life
- Columbus receives average levels of rainfall each year.
- Columbus has average mean temperatures, with average winters and pleasant summers.
- This city has very poor air quality.
- This city has very poor water quality.
- Columbus has a dense population density of 4,162.0 people per square mile.
- Residents of Columbus have a short daily commute time.
- The city has a low public transportation ridership.
- Columbus has an average public school quality ranking.
- The city has an average public school safety rating.
- This city has an average graduation rate of 86.79%.