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Licking County possesses all the qualities that provide good living in a good community. This once-sleepy agricultural community of farmers, hunters and tradespeople has grown to more than 160,000 people. The local workforce boasts a wide range of skills and backgrounds from military personnel to doctors, blue-collar manufacturing workers, white-collar professionals and artisans.

The Licking River and Ohio Canal have been replaced as transportation arteries by half-a-dozen modern highways and large and small airports that literally connect Licking County with the rest of the country and the world. New, thriving housing developments dot the landscape where cattle once roamed, and the still-vibrant agricultural community—once the area’s economic driver—is now the backdrop to modern hospitals, mass retailers, colleges, universities, manufacturers and professional-service firms.

In central Ohio you can find any type of lifestyle you desire - exciting city life, unique suburban communities, and quaint small town living. The variety of surroundings, scenery and culture are just a few of the many things that attract people from all over the world. Millions come to visit this area every year; many decide to stay and make it their home.

Real Estate Market Data for Licking County:
Average Home Price: $136,820
Median Rental Price: $408

In Newark, the county seat of Licking County, the average home price is $125,000, while prices range from $25,000 to $469,000. Housing types available include Single Family Homes, Residential, Commercial, Lots & Land, Investment Properties and Condominiums.

Newark Relocation Information
City Office: (740) 349-6600
Chamber Of Commerce: (740) 345-9757
Newark Public Schools: (740) 345-9891


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