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Top 25 Cities for Cops

Top 25 Cities for Cops


#20. Columbus, OH

Population: 747,755

City’s Average Salary: $40,770

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $41,745

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 17

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 178

Unemployment Rate: 9.8

Columbus boasts a robust economy, ranking in the top 10 in the nation. Government jobs provide the largest source of employment here, followed by its large higher education institutions. Columbus offers a relatively low cost of living and also boasts the lowest unemployment rate of all the 25 best value cities on this list.

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