Introduction to Bexley, Ohio

Bexley, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 3 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 13,203 people lived in Bexley.

Bexley History

The name of this city was suggested by Mr. Kilbounre who was an early resident. He chose this name after Bexley, England, where his family’s roots lay. It was established when the former Bullitt Park merged with the Lutheran Community of Pleasant Ridge. The area was incorporated as a village in 1908.

Bexley and nearby Attractions

  • Drexel Theater
  • Capital University Historic District
  • Bexley Square Shopping Center
  • Jeffrey Mansion
  • Jeffrey Park
  • Franklin Park

Things To Do In Bexley

Bexley is a beautiful and peaceful city with tree lined streets, excellent restaurants, and several art galleries. The opportunities for entertainment and relaxation are not exhausted with that because Bexley also has several parks and a community swimming pool. The Main Street has outlets offering shopping, dining, and several other entertainment opportunities.

Bexley Transportation

Port Columbus International Airport is nearby.

Bexley Higher Education

There are several institutions in the neighboring areas where one can pursue higher studies. Among them are Capital University, Franklin University, and Columbus State Community College.


Total Population 13,286
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 6,791
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 71.5%
Median Earnings25+ $52,809
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,472
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,427


Median Family Income $112,773
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%


People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $928
Median House Value $275,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 11.2%
Irish 14.4%

Bexley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 3 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43209
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.968
Longitude -82.937

Bexley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Columbus 811,943 $54,492
Gahanna 33,786 $91,172
Grandview Heights 6,836 $101,063
Marble Cliff 605 $135,750

Bexley Public Libraries

Bexley Public Library
2411 E. MAIN ST.
Bexley, Ohio
(614) 231-2793
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