The state of Ohio, located in the Midwest, is bordered to the north by Lake Erie and to the south by the Ohio River. Looking at a map of Ohio cities, you will notice that it has a very diverse landscape, ranging from flat farmland, to steep elevations at the base of the Appalachians. The state's people are just as diverse as the land, ranging from city dwellers, to the large agricultural community, to the simplicity of the Amish. Many people travel to Ohio cities to visit the Amish community and tour their local businesses. Events and attractions in Ohio range from taking in a game of one of the 7 major sports teams to family time at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Museum in Dayton.
Ohio has over 700 public school districts. The education system ranks well among the other 50 states. Ohio also claims 5 of the top 115 best colleges in the nation. Ohio's job climate and gross domestic product rank it well within the top 10 states. As of 2007, Ohio's median household income was aboe the national average. The value of housing is slightly below the national average at just over $135,000 per house, and Ohio ranks very well in the cost of living category.
Ohio is a great state with a wide range of opportunity. The events, attractions, job market and cost of living, while making Ohio an pleasant place to live and visit, can vary within each area.