Every year Realtor.com ranks the hottest zips in the U.S., and for at least the last four years, a Central Ohio zip code has made the list.

In 2016, Columbus OH 43214 landed at number 23. In 2017, Hilliard OH 43026 made #10 the list. This year, Worthington OH 43085 is in the spotlight at #7! Worthington was also in the top 10 in 2015.

As a metro, Central Ohio has improved considerably and continues to get better, making it a desirable place to live.

According to Realtor.com, each year they analyzed “32,000 ZIP codes based on the time it takes properties to sell and how frequently homes are viewed in each ZIP Code.”

blue and grey split level home with one car garage
Worthington Home Sold in Days by Rita Boswell

This year, homes in the hottest markets were sold in an average of 20 days. That’s 46 days quicker than the rest of the U.S.

What makes a zip code hot according to Realtor.com? The zip codes that make the hot list this year have:

  • Affordable homes relative to their surrounding area
  • Higher rates of employment
  • Generally higher earners
  • Millennials doing well
  • Millennials dominating purchases
  • Buyers with good credit

Also, homes in hot markets tend to be viewed on Realtor.com 4 times more than homes in the rest of the U.S. and 2.3 times more than their metro areas.

What People Love About Living In Worthington Ohio

Worthington has a lot to offer anyone thinking about moving to Columbus, Ohio. As a suburb just north of Columbus, it’s close to universities, large and small businesses, shopping, restaurants, and highly rated schools. Residents don’t have to go far to find things to do either. Worthington has 16 city parks, and there’s always something happening in Worthington or in a neighboring city.

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Worthington French Bakery Photo by Mark Cameron

Moving To Worthington OH

If you’re thinking about moving to the Columbus area, take a closer look at Worthington. It’s a wonderful place to live, work, and play!

With more people moving here and homes selling quickly, it’s important to have financing in order and be ready to make a strong offer on any home you hope to buy in Worthington. 

The best person to help you find and buy a home for sale in Worthington is Realtor Rita Boswell. She’s a true expert on Worthington and has helped many people successfully buy and sell homes here. Call or text Rita Boswell directly at 614-547-3229.

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