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The East Columbus neighborhood in Columbus is located within the I-270 Loop and is easily accessible to the downtown Columbus area and to the Port Columbus International Airport, which is just minutes away.
This area offers a number of job opportunities for area residents. There are more than 900 businesses and more than 21,000 private sector jobs within a two-mile radius of the neighborhood. Many employed in the area hold white-collar jobs in managerial, technical, clerical, and professional occupations. In addition, more than 8,000 public-sector employees work at the Defense Supply Center Columbus, just to the east of the East Columbus community.
For East Columbus residents considering continuing their education or seeking jobs in education, two universities are located in the immediate area. Ohio Dominican University is a four-year private university founded in 1911. This university has more than 3,100 students and offers undergraduate degrees in more than 50 majors. It also awards several graduate degrees. Capital University, the oldest university in Central Ohio, was founded in 1830. It is home to just over 3,600 students. This school focuses on individual student attention, with a 12:1 student to faculty ratio. The Ohio State University is located north of downtown. This university is the second-largest university in the country.
Krumm Park is a popular park in the area that offers residents athletic fields, a basketball court, playgrounds, tennis courts, walking trails, and picnic areas. The Krumm Park Community Center has an organized youth group that assists with community gardening, park clean-ups, and planning of teen activities. Among activities located at the center for kids are basketball, hockey, baseball, and gymnastics.
For a round of golf, area residents can visit the Airport Golf Course or the Columbus Country Club.