Worthington

Zip Codes: 43085, 43235

Worthington was one of the Midwest’s first planned communities, blending commerce, residential life, education and faith. Founded in 1803, Worthington reflects its dignified New England heritage with authentic brick sidewalks leading to the central Village Green, where many of the City’s original commercial buildings and churches still stand proudly. Today, as in ages past, people come to meet and greet on the Village Green and stroll the streets of downtown Worthington.

Worthington’s strong community spirit and excellent quality of life serve as the solid foundation for people of all ages, businesses, their employees and families. Worthington is also home to:

  • An exemplary library with three branches to serve the community. Worthington Libraries has received many national honors and is continually recognized for its quality services. 
  • Numerous churches and religious congregations
  • Safe neighborhoods with tree-lined streets
  • A strong commitment to environmental issues and sustainability

The Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington is a central arts and community gathering space that enhances the richness of community life, strengthens the educational environment, and increases opportunities for the arts as a vocation or fulfilling avocation. The McConnell Arts Center provides artistic programming and fosters cultural awareness in the community by presenting, educating, and promoting the performing, visual, and literary arts and by assisting artists and arts organizations. The Worthington arts community also includes opportunities through the Worthington Community Center and a number of theater, choral and visual arts groups including the Worthington Chorus, Worthington Community Theater and more.

About the schools:

The Worthington City School District includes the city of Worthington, Village of Riverlea, and neighboring portions of Perry Township, Sharon Township, and the City of Columbus, Ohio. According to the district quality profile, 93% of Worthington graduates attend 2- or 4-year institutions of higher learning following graduation. The class of 2015 was offered more than $27 million in scholarship money. More than 75% of high school students participate in extracurricular activities, including 29 varsity sports, 40 clubs, music and performance activities.

Worthington Schools offers over 180 different courses, with over 400 students given the chance to earn college credit through a dual enrollment program. In 2015, Worthington Schools was given an A rating by the Ohio Department of Education for its graduation rate.

Click below to view the State of Ohio report card for this school district.

Ohio School Report Cards

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
Amazing Farmer's Market
Lively Arts Community
Great Rec Center
Pickleball, tennis, golf, fishing, skate park, hiking
Columbus and Central Ohio Regional MLS listings last updated Jul 18, 2024 2:44:am.