Neighborhood Spotlight: Blue Ash, Ohio

Blue Ash, Ohio is an exciting Cincinnati inner suburb, which continues to rise in popularity according to Google Trends.

Blue Ash is a growing and highly prized Cincinnati community. So, where is it, what makes it so attractive, and what housing options are available?

About Blue Ash

Blue Ash is a Hamilton County city in the Northeast Cincinnati area, found where 71 and 275 meet. The city got its name from a church built out of blue ash logs by the first settlers in 1797. Most of the city is served by the highly desirable Sycamore Community School District, which has delivered the most National Merit Scholars in the state for four years, and has been ranked Excellent for almost a decade.

The local business district is has attracted major national and international firms and their innovation departments. Citigroup and P&G are two of them. Other major firms are in technology, medicine, engineering and design industries.

The Blue Ash Lifestyle

Blue Ash offers a wealth of lifestyle. It is home to the biggest Independence Day display in the region, has a symphony orchestra, multiple golf courses, and is home to the popular UC Blue Ash College. There are a variety of local hotels representing all the major national franchises including Hyatt Place and Hilton. There are numerous events outdoor activities including outdoor performing arts, and a wide variety of summer camps. And there is Starbucks and Crossfit in Blue Ash.


Nearby you’ll find Whole Foods markets, IKEA, the Kenwood Town Centre, sports centers, and Bethesda North Hospital. It’s also close to the popular Cincinnati neighborhoods of Montgomery, Kenwood, and Hyde Park.

Blue Ash Real Estate

Homes in Blue Ash represent some of the best housing options in OH. This is a more affluent area, which Zillow reports has almost double the average home value of the Cincinnati Metro area, at $206,900. Local home prices have risen around 3.4% in the last year, and are forecast to rise at least another 2.9% in 2017. There are still some foreclosures, but overall the high demand for buying and holding onto property here means there isn’t always a lot of houses for sale. There are condos, lots to build on, and nicely sized single family homes with yards to choose from. You can search the MLS in Cincinnati online for local house deals via our sister company and partner Realtors at Stanley Realty.

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