Northgate is a neighborhood within Columbus, Ohio.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Northgate. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially near Jack Nicklaus Freeway. Finally, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to check out, like Sharon Woods Metro Park, making it easy to reach them from most locations in this neighborhood.
In Northgate, roughly one third of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 45% are owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, when a large proportion of the housing growth occurred.
The nearest grocery store in Northgate is usually only a rather short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. In terms of education, locals will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in Northgate. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools.
Moving around by car is especially convenient in Northgate. It is very easy to find a parking spot, and many houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Jack Nicklaus Freeway. On the other hand, traveling by transit can be difficult in this part of the city due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Walking in Northgate is not very popular, even though running daily errands is convenient.