COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — New Albany, Bexley and Upper Arlington are school districts with the most expensive homes, according to the latest available Columbus Area Housing Market Update.

New Albany Plain Local School District’s average sales price was $664,363, although the average price in New Albany Corporation came in significantly higher at $824,943 with 26 homes in contract and 21 closed sales, according to the market update published in May.

This home on Goodheart Court, New Albany, was listed for $1,299,900 in July.

Bexley Corporation held its own at $621,096, with 26 in contract and 26 closed sales.

Upper Arlington School District saw an average sale price of $577,453, with 97 homes in contract and 79 closed sales.

Listed in July for $659,500, this 3 bed, 2.5 bath house built in the 1960s has a 2 car garage on Hythe Road, Upper Arlington.

Olentangy Local School district had an average price of $499,680 with 34 homes in contract and 173 closed sales in May; 166 new listings also hit the market in OLSD making it the top place for housing stock that month of the high-dollar homes.

This home in Olentangy Schools on Waterbury Lane listed for $500,000 in July.

Big Walnut, Granville, Buckeye Valley and Johnstown Monroe school districts also had high-dollar averages (between $460,696 down to $417,750) before Columbus schools pulled in with a downtown zip code average house price of $410,364.

Worthington School District’s average house price $361,687 was lower than Worthington Corporation’s average house price $454,355, because the two cover different geographical areas.

Worthington Schools, Columbus taxes: This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home went up for sale in July for $255,000.

Housing Market: May 2021 Communities/School districts

Community/School District Closed Sales +/- In Contract Average Sale Price +/- Median Sale Price +/- New Listings +/-
New Albany (Corp.) 21 50.00% 26 $824,943 20.10% $810,000 29.70% 22 -15.40%
German Village (43206 and GV subdivision) 13 44.40% 15 $690,456 86.60% $630,000 59.50% 18 0.00%
New Albany Plain LSD 35 25.00% 49 $664,363 30.40% $570,000 40.70% 43 -4.40%
Dublin (Corp.) 82 46.40% 95 $535,565 30.80% $528,750 31.40% 89 20.30%
Bexley (Corp.) 26 100.00% 26 $621,096 28.70% $497,500 20.00% 33 37.50%
Upper Arlington CSD 79 64.60% 97 $577,453 15.60% $495,000 11.50% 101 23.20%
Worthington (Corp.) 20 17.60% 34 $454,355 46.30% $461,420 54.60% 25 -3.80%
Powell (Corp.) 29 0.00% 34 $497,846 8.40% $460,000 5.10% 29 11.50%
Dublin CSD 135 31.10% 174 $491,934 31.30% $450,000 32.00% 166 31.70%
Olentangy LSD 173 31.10% 199 $499,680 8.70% $445,000 14.10% 166 -16.20%
Buckeye Valley LSD 25 13.60% 31 $425,586 17.60% $406,790 11.40% 27 -15.60%
Granville EVSD 18 -21.70% 25 $437,017 12.00% $402,500 7.60% 22 0.00%
Short North Area (43201) 24 -29.40% 37 $400,696 3.90% $400,450 7.60% 36 2.90%
Grandview Heights (Corp.) 8 -42.90% 14 $370,938 -1.10% $394,000 6.80% 10 -50.00%
Jonathan Alder LSD (Plain City) 9 -50.00% 20 $354,611 18.00% $390,000 25.80% 20 25.00%
Big Walnut LSD 30 42.90% 38 $460,696 26.60% $380,301 6.20% 39 2.60%
Westerville (Corp.) 56 19.10% 75 $368,760 21.50% $378,500 23.30% 67 36.70%
Beechwold/Clintonville (43214, 43202) 63 16.70% 84 $368,145 23.10% $367,100 23.50% 83 56.60%
Pickerington (Corp.) 52 20.90% 58 $349,072 29.00% $355,000 30.30% 63 28.60%
Worthington CSD 81 2.50% 133 $361,687 28.70% $342,000 29.10% 118 28.30%
Pickerington LSD 99 19.30% 113 $345,996 23.20% $340,000 24.80% 115 13.90%
Gahanna Jefferson CSD 68 -4.20% 91 $379,842 27.90% $332,940 20.00% 89 15.60%
Hilliard (Corp.) 50 19.00% 69 $351,163 11.90% $332,500 -0.50% 58 7.40%
Westerville CSD 135 9.80% 189 $350,502 28.00% $331,000 28.60% 168 9.80%
Lithopolis (Corp.) 4 -20.00% 4 $323,200 3.00% $325,000 12.10% 5 400.00%
Johnstown-Monroe LSD 8 -38.50% 14 $417,750 28.80% $324,000 15.70% 11 -35.30%
Sunbury (Corp.) 9 12.50% 10 $292,600 2.50% $322,500 17.30% 8 33.30%
Delaware CSD 43 -21.80% 62 $305,813 27.80% $320,000 32.00% 61 3.40%
Pataskala (Corp.) 26 52.90% 43 $301,867 20.10% $304,891 27.00% 39 18.20%
Blacklick (43004) 66 29.40% 79 $330,771 29.60% $303,750 24.00% 67 -9.50%
Grove City (Corp.) 88 12.80% 97 $301,550 14.50% $302,500 20.50% 78 34.50%
Hilliard CSD 153 33.00% 209 $333,727 19.50% $301,500 12.20% 171 20.40%
Obetz (Corp.) 6 20.00% 10 $284,358 37.40% $298,400 52.20% 8 14.30%
Minerva Park (Corp.) 6 20.00% 9 $308,933 15.40% $298,000 8.40% 5 25.00%
Gahanna (Corp.) 40 -13.00% 64 $313,012 17.60% $294,000 15.00% 58 48.70%
Marysville EVSD 51 10.90% 54 $296,851 27.30% $290,000 19.50% 56 27.30%
Downtown Columbus (43215) 30 57.90% 26 $410,364 7.30% $287,500 -4.20% 44 18.90%
Teays Valley LSD 24 -4.00% 46 $267,640 -5.00% $268,894 3.50% 42 13.50%
Northridge LSD 7 16.70% 17 $365,143 118.10% $265,000 57.70% 17 112.50%
Canal Winchester CSD 37 48.00% 46 $282,051 16.40% $260,000 8.30% 47 51.60%
South-Western CSD (Grove City) 191 10.40% 246 $261,423 19.90% $249,900 19.60% 217 27.60%
Reynoldsburg CSD 42 10.50% 69 $247,460 20.50% $245,500 12.90% 63 8.60%
Columbus (Corp.) 1,067 13.40% 1,509 $257,634 18.30% $240,000 16.80% 1,467 23.80%
Hamilton LSD 15 50.00% 21 $236,562 31.50% $237,000 39.40% 24 100.00%
London CSD 17 13.30% 19 $320,382 51.50% $225,000 10.30% 18 38.50%
Miami Trace LSD 7 -63.20% 11 $228,871 28.70% $223,100 20.60% 15 50.00%
Columbus CSD 683 18.20% 968 $253,269 18.30% $220,000 15.80% 972 24.80%
Jefferson LSD (West Jefferson) 9 125.00% 9 $369,833 21.00% $207,500 -5.50% 6 0.00%
Newark CSD 56 7.70% 67 $199,013 41.00% $184,250 29.40% 65 8.30%
Circleville CSD 10 -47.40% 19 $175,624 14.50% $182,000 11.30% 14 -6.70%
Lancaster CSD 66 24.50% 71 $195,182 5.90% $176,000 -7.30% 64 42.20%
Groveport Madison LSD 53 -3.60% 74 $184,932 12.60% $174,825 12.80% 74 2.80%
Valleyview (Corp.) 2 100.00% 2 $157,500 16.70% $157,500 16.70% 2
Washington Court House CSD 15 25.00% 25 $151,452 -2.90% $150,000 23.50% 24 33.30%
Marion City 52 126.10% 75 $170,736 35.80% $147,000 22.50% 59 156.50%
Whitehall (Corp.) 15 50.00% 13 $152,373 13.30% $138,000 16.00% 12 -25.00%