Worthington, Ohio Real Estate

Worthington, Ohio Real Estate

Named in honor of past Ohio governor Thomas Worthington, the City of Worthington that is located to the north of Columbus. The city was founded in 1803 and has grown to have a population of 13,575 as of 2010. Located in Franklin County, Worthington was originally a company town run by the Scioto Company, and it was one of the earliest planned communities in the Midwest. It is located where U.S. State Route 23 and State Route 161 intersect. It is centrally located in the state of Ohio and provides easy access to many destinations around Ohio and in neighboring states.

Shopping and Dining

Attractions around Worthington include a variety of shopping destinations. The Shops at Worthington Place on North High Street offers retail stores selling clothing, health and beauty products, jewelry, sporting equipment, and more. Tuttle Crossing and the Northern Lights Shopping Center are two more shopping attractions located near Worthington. Grocery stores located close to Worthington include the Whjole Foods Market on Dublin Granville Road and the Giant Eagle Supermarket located on Sawmill Road in Columbus. Pharmacy goods can be purchased at the Walgreens located on Cemetery Road in Hilliard or at the Meijer Pharmacy on Sawmill Road in Dublin. 

When residents of Worthington real estate are hungry for a good meal, they can head to Cameron's American Bistro, The Refectory, or Rivage Atlantique for fine dining. New China Express in nearby Westerville is a good choice for Chinese food, and the menu at The Worthington Inn offers a menu with both French, Traditional American, and New American dishes. Fast food options in Worthington include McDonald’s on East Wilson Bridge Road, Wendy's on Linworth Avenue, and Arby's on North High Strees in Columbus. 

Parks and Recreation

Residents of Worthington real estate can enjoy the outdoors at any of the several parks that dot the landscape. Parks located towards the center of Worthington include Wilson Hill Park, Hartford Park, Worthington Village Green, and East Granville Park. To the southwest, Rush Run Park and Antrim Park are great area attractions for jogging, walking, biking, and viewing wildlife. Larger parks in the Worthington vicinity include Highbanks Metro Park and Sharon Woods Metropolitan Park to the northeast. 

Recreational resources for residents of Worthington real estate can be found at the North YMCA found at Sandalwood Place in Columbus. Also, the Feddersen Community Recreation Center on Dresden Street in Columbus offers opportunities for those living in Worthington to get involve in organized sports and other community events. The York Temple Country Club and the Brookside Golf & Country Club are both located within about 10 minutes of Worthington. Area residents can stay in shape at one of the gyms located around town, including Life Time Fitness on Hard Road or Snap Fitness on Woerner Temple Road, both of which are in Dublin. 

Living

Worthington real estate tends to be much more valuable than real estate in Ohio overall. The median home value in Worthington is almost $100,000 higher than the median home value in the entire state. Incomes tend to be higher in Worthington also, and the unemployment rate was about one percent lower in Worthington than in the rest of the state in 2013. Many residents of Worthington commute to work in nearby Columbus. The daytime population of Worthington also increases by almost 50 percent as employees from outside the city commute in for work. With a median resident age of almost 45, the population of Worthington is slightly older than the population in Ohio overall. 

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Public educational institutions in Worthington are run by the Worthington City School District. This district includes three high schools, four middle schools, and 11 elementary schools. Additionally, the school district runs the Sutter Park preschool. Several private schools are found in Worthington, including Worthington Christian Schools on Worthington Galena Road and St. Michaels School on East Selby Boulevard. Several opportunities exist for studies in higher education around Worthington. University studies can be pursued at Otterbein College in Westerville or at one of the many universities in Columbus. 

Several hospitals and healthcare institutions are located near Worthington in Dublin and Columbus. OhioHealth Urgent Care- Dublin is found on Hospital Drive in Dublin, and Mount Carmel West Hospital is located on West State Street in Columbus. The Ohio State University Medical Center offers a variety of different medical services from its location on West 10th Avenue in Columbus. 

Those residing in Worthington real estate can rely on the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) to get around the Columbus area. For trips outside the area, Amtrak and Greyhound both have stations in Columbus. There are two airports located in the area: the Port Columbus International Airport and the Rickenbacker International AirportRickenbacker International Airport

Contact Information

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