Overview of New Albany
The village of New Albany is located in central Ohio, approximately 16 miles northeast of Columbus. While it is situated in Franklin County, the village is also considered part of the Columbus metropolitan area. New Albany apartments for rent are attractive options for people looking for a high quality of life.
The village is home to more than 7,800 residents as of 2011, according to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. New Albany encompasses 11.56 square miles of land, and residents enjoy the area's prime location. The village provides easy access to major roads, as it is intersected by State Route 161, and Interstate 270 is less than five minutes away. Port Columbus is located roughly 10 miles away, allowing convenient air travel to destinations around the world.
Living in New Albany, OH
New Albany is a particularly affluent community. City-Data information revealed that the average median household income, as of 2009, was $144,581, which is more than triple the state average. At the same time, New Albany residents enjoy a cost of living index of 99.5, which is very near to the national average of 100.
According to the village website, while New Albany was founded in 1837, the village "truly came to life" in the last couple decades. During this time, New Albany residents worked to create a high quality of life by paying close attention to detail with city planning. New Albany is known as a particularly pedestrian-friendly community, and residents enjoy a premier education system, numerous city services and all the conveniences of urban living in the midst of beautiful natural landscapes. People looking for apartments in New Albany have a wide array of housing options to consider, from country club communities to European-style town homes.
New Albany Attractions and Special Events
Residents and visitors have many reasons to hit the town in New Albany. One particularly popular area attraction is the New Albany Country Club, which is not only a hub of activity for people of all ages but also a prestigious landmark. The club offers residents a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, a 50,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with a 250-seat ballroom, three restaurants, a 30,000-square-foot health club, five swimming pools and 18 tennis courts.
The village also offers an extensive network of parks and 27 miles of leisure trails for prime hiking, jogging and cycling.
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