7 Reasons to Move to Cincinnati

If you're looking for a new city to call home, Cincinnati might not top your list. But don't underrate this beautiful and inspiring city.
11/22/2016
K. Jones
 
Packed with history and culture, Cincinnati has something for people of all ages and interests. And if you look for housing within the right apartment community, you can find an affordable, luxurious apartment that’s close to dozens of amenities so you can make the most of living in this flourishing city.

Here are just seven reasons why you should consider moving to Cincinnati.

1. Thriving Economy
Before you move to a new place, one of your primary concerns is whether or not you can find work there. Fortunately, Cincinnati is home to many large corporations, including The Kroger Company, Procter & Gamble, and Macy's, Inc. In fact, 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Cincinnati.

The most popular industries in the city are manufacturing, business, education and health services, trade and transportation, and government.
As an added bonus, the cost of living in Cincinnati is 3% lower than Ohio's average and 12% lower than the country's average.

2. Lively Food Scene
Foodies will find plenty of options for their taste buds in Cincinnati. Cincinnati boasts many German and Bavarian restaurants. The street festival Taste of Cincinnati invites 500,000 people to taste fare from local restaurants.

Two unique Cincinnati foods attract attention from both tourists and locals: a spiced meat sauce called Cincinnati chili and a pork and oatmeal sausage called goetta.

3. Top-Rated Sports Teams
Cincinnati is home to two major league teams, the MLB's Reds and the NFL's Bengals. As home of the first professional baseball team, Cincinnati gets the honor of throwing the first pitch of each baseball season.

Other teams include hockey team the Cincinnati Cyclones, soccer team the FC Cincinnati, and college basketball teams the Xavier Musketeers and the Cincinnati Bearcats. Each game for these teams draws thousands of fans, and you too can take part in these enthusiastic, competitive events.

4. Safe Skywalk
Do you enjoy walking downtown but don't want to deal with traffic? Cincinnati provides the answer with the Cincinnati Skywalk. This series of indoor, elevated walkways allows pedestrians to travel safely to local shops.

5. Respected Education Options
There are several respected colleges in Cincinnati, including the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Antonelli College, Cincinnati State, and Cincinnati Christian University. The University of Cincinnati offers respected graduate programs in areas such as engineering, psychology, and classical archaeology.

If your children need to attend school in Cincinnati, there are 16 high schools. There are several private schools, including Roman Catholic schools, Jewish schools, and Montessori schools.

6. Thriving Theater Scene
If you're a theater buff, you can get your fill in Cincinnati. Many professional theater companies are based in Cincinnati, including Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and Clear Stage Cincinnati. You can also see a show on the boat the Majestic, which is considered the oldest floating theater in America.

7. Exciting Attractions
Cincinnati boasts many attractions for locals and tourists alike. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden offers plenty of exhibits to please the entire family. At the American Sign Museum, you'll see signs from the 1900s to the 1950s, and the Cincinnati Art Museum boasts 67,000 works of art.

Whether you're looking for a good job or a place full of entertainment options, Cincinnati is the place to be. If you're planning on moving to Cincinnati, check out the affordable and comfortable apartments at BRG Apartments. Our community is located closely to dozens of convenient amenities, so you can easily enjoy everything Cincinnati has to offer.

BRG Apartments
7265 Kenwood Rd; Ste. 111
Cincinnati, OH 45236
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