NAR Research has produced a total of 3,147 Relocation Reports for U.S. counties. The Relocation Report for each county presents information for that county on county‐to‐county migration flows within the United States, the average incomes of households moving between the specific county and other counties, demographic summaries of homeownership rates, and types of home mortgages (e.g., Conventional, FHA, VA, and FSA/RHS). The most recently available data are for 2010.
Franklin County is the largest county in the eight-county Columbus, Ohio MSA. Columbus, Ohio is the capital of Ohio and 15th largest city in the U.S. The city of Columbus is approximately 65 percent of the county population.
Total in-migration to the county was 24,884 households. A total of 9,866 households came from out of state–for example,
- Cook County, IL (331 households)
- Maricopa County, AZ (185 households)
- Los Angeles County, CA (174 households)
In-migration from in-state counties included Delaware County (2,147 households), and Fairfield County (1,602 households). Total out-migration was 25,654 households, of which 11,796 moved to a different state, for example,
- Maricopa County, AZ (271 households)
- Los Angeles County, CA (248 households)
Out-migration to counties in Ohio included Delaware County (3,002 households) and Fairfield County (1,824 households).
The homeownership rate for Franklin County was reported as 57%. For home sales with mortgages, 66 percent were conventional, 31 percent FHA-insured, and 3 percent VA-guaranteed.
The average income of households moving into Franklin County was $ 36,809, and the average income of households leaving the county was $ 43,523.