We love Westerville. This is an exclusive community featuring some of the most beautiful, expansive homes in the city. It is one of the most sought-after places to live in the Columbus region. Great schools, gorgeous homes and low crime are just three of the reasons that people want to relocate to Westerville.
This is one of those communities where the volume of homes available is always exceeded by the demand. That’s why it’s so important to find a real estate professional that lives in the area, and knows many of the tricks that will help you succeed in this competitive environment.
History: Westerville, Ohio was founded by an upstate New York family, the Westervelts, who were the community’s earliest settlers. In the 1870s the community suffered a series of saloon bombings that were called the “Whiskey Wars.” Since the Anti-Saloon League headquarters was located in this traditionally dry town, most believed these events were not coincidence, although no link to the bombings was ever proven.
Population: Around 38,000.
Income Levels: Most households earn around $84,000 each year and most homes are valued at a minimum of $200,000.
Educational Environment: Westerville City Schools continually rank top in the region.
Cost of Ownership: Moderate.
Cool Events in Westerville, Ohio: We love Westerville, home to more than 40 parks, 23 miles of walking/biking paths, an historic uptown and Otterbein University, a top notch private, liberal arts college. If you have any time left over, try shopping at high end Polaris Mall.