Westerville is a city located in the Columbus metropolitan area, which is part of Ohio, United States.
Westerville is a good city to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. It is easy to reach parks in the city and there are around 20 of them nearby for residents to relax in. This part of the Columbus metropolitan area is very quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
The housing stock of Westerville is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. The median year of construction for buildings in this city is 1986. This city also has a selection of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 85% of the properties in the city while the remainder are rented.
Locals will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Westerville, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, there are only a few high schools and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. House owners benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, some, but not all, property owners in Westerville will live within walking distance of one of around 30 grocery stores. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants in close proximity.
The car is very often the favored approach to move around in this city. Parking is easy. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be very hard in Westerville due to the low service level. Thankfully, property owners are served by a few bus lines. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in this city as very few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.