A suburb of Columbus, Grove City, Ohio is 13.9 square miles of suburban family living with equal amounts city convenience and country charm. The low crime rate and affordable homes - prices average about $155,000 - make Grove City home to just under 37,000 people.
Grove City, Ohio is a part of the South-Western City School District, which also serves parts of Columbus and rural areas outside of the city. K-4 children attend one of 16 elementary schools before going on to intermediate school, middle school and high school. Other options include several private schools and a career-technical high school. Harrison College is within city limits, and many college-age residents attend Ohio State University’s main campus, which is just 10 miles away. Otterbein University is also nearby.
Grove City’s temperatures are cold to mild in the winter, ranging from the 20s to the high 30s, and warm in the summer, with July averaging in the low 80s. Shopping and entertainment are in close proximity. Many families enjoy spending a day at Columbus’ Scioto Mile, which offers bike rentals and a free rock-climbing wall. Others trek to Circle S Farms, a popular destination for fresh strawberries in the summer and homemade pumpkin treats in the fall. Central Ohio is home to many state parks, all of which offer picnicking areas and hiking trails. Some also have wildlife preserves, waterfalls and even cross-country skiing in the winter. A night on the town might include playing the slots at Hollywood Casino Columbus or having an IMAX experience in the Arena District. Ohio State University’s top-ranked football team always plays to a full stadium, with the spring game being a more affordable, yet still popular, alternative. Grove City, Ohio is truly a place to raise a family, without compromising on the culture and entertainment offered by larger cities. Begin your home search by browsing our current listings.