Columbus is Ohio’s state capital and its largest city, having a metropolitan population of 2,151,017 people. The current median household income for Columbus is $71,839. Columbus, named for Christopher Columbus, is one of the United States’ top fashion cities, employing more fashion designers than all other U.S. cities, after New York and Los Angeles. Columbus and the surrounding area is plentiful with rivers and tributaries. The Scioto and Olentangy rivers meet just northwest of Columbus’s downtown. Columbus is rich with museums, art galleries, theater and ballet performances, top-rated hotels, and shopping areas. It frequently ranks in the top 10 best American cities to live in by major publications, such as Forbes. The greater Columbus metro area is home to and hosts multiple major employers, including Limited Brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, Big Lots, DSW Shoes, White Castle, Bob Evans Restaurants, Wendy’s, Nationwide Insurance, Battelle Memorial Institute, Cardinal Health and many others!