Walnut Hills is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Walnut Hills. Although Walnut Hills does not contain any parks, public green spaces are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to access them. Lastly, since there are few pedestrians, this part of the city remains relatively quiet; however those who are closer to Jack Nicklaus Freeway may experience higher levels of noise.
Over half of the housing stock of Walnut Hills is made up of large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings, and the rest of the homes are mainly townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city took place between 1960 and 1980. This part of Columbus has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
Residents will find that wherever their house is located in this neighborhood, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, Walnut Hills does not contain any high schools. When it comes to food, the closest grocery store in Walnut Hills is typically only a reasonably short walk away. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
Walnut Hills is an extremely good part of Columbus for driving. Finding a place to park is generally easy, and many houses for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Freeway. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is challenging in Walnut Hills. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most homes. Traveling by foot is not very popular in this part of the city, even though meeting daily needs is easy.