A list released Thursday by realtor.com identifies a zip code in Worthington as the second hottest real estate market in the country.
The list ranks 43085 just behind Melrose, Mass.
Realtor.com says Worthington benefits from being part of the Columbus metro area, which offers stable employment and is the headquarters of several companies, including Nationwide Insurance and Huntington Bank.
The presence of The Ohio State University also contributed to the listing.
Property listings in Worthington receive an average of 1,000 views per month, which realtor.com says is more than three times the rest of the Columbus area an seven times the national average.
Median list prices in June were 26 percent higher than the surrounding area and grew 10% over year over year.
Top 10 Hottest ZIP Codes Midyear 2015,
|2||43085||Columbus, Ohio (Worthington)|
|3||80122||Littleton, Colo. (Centennial)|
|7||63126||St. Louis (Crestwood)|