Resources

Here his is a collection of online resources related to the Columbus, Ohio area.

Area Code Map

Automobile

In the Central Ohio area we have two organizations that work separately but in conjunction with one another when it comes to getting your drivers license and your license plates/title for your car. Both organizations fall under the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Note: MOST of Ohio including all of Central Ohio does not require a vehicle emissions test. They DO require a visual safety inspection at the time of registering your vehicle.

Best/Top List’s Columbus has made

#14 Best Places for Business and Careers from Forbes.com
Best Places to Live by Time.com Best City in the Midwest
The Most Underrated Cities in America for Gay Travelers by GayTravel.com
#7 Best Cities for Young Professionals from Forbes.com
#6 Cities for Beer by SmartAsset.comj
#14 Best U.S. Cities to Have a Life And a Career by Forbes.com
#5 Best Cities For Tech Workers by SmartAsset.com
#14 Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor.com
Top Cities to Retire To by Kiplinger.com
#5 Best Cities for College Grads by CNBC

 

Columbus Area Demographics

City-Data.com
Columbus Occupational Employment Statistics
Sperling’s Best Places
US Census Statistics

Crime

Community Crime Map
Sex Offender Database
Court Records Search

 

Maps

Columbus Ohio Gentrifcation Map
Columbus Area FEMA Floodplain Map
Franklin County Auditor Property Search Map
Columbus Median Household Income Map
Columbus Diversity Index Map

Renters

Rental Walk-through Check-List
Hot Pads
Zillow Rentals
Realtor.com

Schools

School Districts
School District Demographics
School Report Cards
School Boundary Maps

Taxes

If you reside in the Central Ohio area you must pay taxes to your city. Here are a list of the city Tax Offices depending on where you reside.

Franklin County Real Estate Taxes
City of Columbus Income Tax Division
Note: The City of Columbus Administers Taxes for the following municipalities.

• Brice – 2.0% • Marble Cliff – 2.0%
• Canal Winchester – 2.0% • North Pickaway County JEDD – 2.5%
• Columbus – 2.5% • Obetz – 2.5%
• Groveport – 2.0% • Prairie-Obetz JEDZ – 2.5%
• Harrisburg – 1.0% • Prairie Township JEDD – 2.5%

City of Bexley Department of Finance
City of Dublin Taxation
City of Gahanna Income Taxes
City of Upper Arlington Taxes
City of Westerville Income Taxes
City of Worthington Income Taxes
City of Whitehall Income Taxes

Utilities

Electric
Map to determine Electric Provider
American Electric Power (Central Ohio)
South Central Power (SE Central Ohio)
URE Electric Cooperative (Dublin to Marysville)
Gas
Columbia Gas
Knox Energy Cooperative Association, Inc.
Northeast Ohio Natural Gas Corporation
Internet and Television
AT&T
Spectrum (Time Warner/Charter  Merged)
Wow Cable and Internet