North Central Columbus Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The North Central neighborhood of Columbus is located within the I-270 Loop and is easily accessible to downtown as well as to the Port Columbus International Airport, just minutes away. The area is bordered by Mock Road on the north, 17th Avenue and Joyce Avenue on the west, Alum Creek on the east, and I-670 on the south.
The area is a mix of residential, office, and light manufacturing properties. North Central offers a broad range of job opportunities for area residents. There are more than 900 businesses and more than 21,000 private sector jobs within a close radius of the neighborhood. Many employed in the area have white-collar jobs in managerial, technical, clerical, and professional occupations. In addition, there are more than 8,000 public-sector employees who work at the Defense Supply Center Columbus, just to the southeast of the North Central neighborhood.
For those looking to continue their education or who are seeking jobs in education, multiple universities are located in the area. Ohio Dominican University is a four-year private university founded in 1911. This university has just over 3,100 students and offers undergraduate degrees in more than 50 majors, as well as several graduate degrees. Capital University, the oldest university in Central Ohio and founded in 1830, is home to just over 3,600 students. This school focuses on individual student attention, with an impressive 12:1 student to faculty ratio. The largest university in the area, The Ohio State University is the second-largest university in the United States. Founded in 1870, this public university continues to rank among the top colleges in the state and country, year after year.
Multiple parks located within the North Central neighborhood afford residents opportunities to enjoy a game of ball or a picnic lunch. Parks in the area include Maloney Park, American Addition Park, Brentnell Park, Amvert Village Park, and Windsor Park.