Located within Ohio, United States, the city of Upper Arlington is located in the Columbus metropolitan area.
The character of Upper Arlington is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of the Columbus metropolitan area is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, public green spaces, such as Reed Road Park and Fancyburg Park, are very well-situated and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, resulting in them being easy to reach from a large number of locations within Upper Arlington.
The housing stock of Upper Arlington is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. Most of the housing growth in this city occurred prior to the 1960s. This city has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this city own their home while the remainder are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from anywhere in Upper Arlington. In contrast, residents may find it difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Regarding food, a fraction of property owners in this part of the Columbus metropolitan area may be able to reach one of approximately 20 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Commuting by car is straightforward in this city. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is very hard in Upper Arlington. Nonetheless, the city is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are near a bus stop. Upper Arlington is not especially conducive to traveling on foot as carrying out daily needs is at times difficult by walking.