Grove City 91 Exceptional
Grove City Livability #50 ranked city in Ohio#158 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Grove City Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Grove City Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% higher than Ohio
Grove City
928% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Grove City cost of living
C+ Grove City Crime Total crime is 23% higher than Ohio
Total crime
2,66514% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3814% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Grove City crime
C+ Grove City Employment Household income is 29% higher than Ohio
Median household income
$65,27718% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,6323% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%54% lower than the US average
Grove City employment
A Grove City Housing Home value is 23% higher than Ohio
Median home value
$162,40012% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9124% lower than the US average
Home ownership
68%8% higher than the US average
Grove City real estate or Grove City rentals
A+ Grove City Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Ohio
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
68%42% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Grove City K-12 schools
A Grove City User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Grove City
Overall user rating
82% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
82% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Grove City, OH

      Grove City, Ohio is a mid-sized city with a population of 38,374 people. According to the most recent Census, 93% of Grove City residents are White, 3% Black and 1% Asian. 79% of the people in Grove City (over the age of 15) are married and 57% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Grove City could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Ohio if you know where to search. Finding the best places to live in Grove City and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, education, employment and other important metrics.

      With a livability score of 86/100, Grove City is ranked #304 in the United States and #52 in Ohio. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Grove City could be a great choice! The cherry on top is that Grove City also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Grove City ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-), education (A+) and housing (A). Grove City does not fare well for the following: weather (D). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Grove City on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Some of the notable things to do include: Phoenix Golf Links, Beulah Park, and Trapper John's Canoe Livery.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 116 crimes per 100,000 residents, Grove City has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      The average school test scores in Grove City are 76%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Grove City apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

      Assuming that Grove City meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Grove City. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Grove City are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Grove City come in at $162,400, which is 23.1% higher than the Ohio average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Grove City, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Ohio average. Real estate appreciation rates in Grove City are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Grove City homes comes in at 7.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 7.1%.

      Grove City transportation information

      StatisticGrove CityOhioNational
      Average one way commute23min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.6%83.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.1%7.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%1.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%2.3%2.8%
      Working from home3.3%3.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Grove City, OH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).