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Overview

Introduction to Dublin, Ohio

Dublin, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 11 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio. The city is in the Columbus metropolitan area and has a population of 31,392.

Dublin History

The earliest settlers arrived in 1802, but real development did not begin until the Sells family arrived. John Sells settled with his family and surveyed lots with his Irish partner John Shields. It is said that Shields named the town "Dublin" after his birthplace of Dublin in Ireland. Dublin was a small town until 1970, after which the construction of Interstate 270 led to rapid growth. It was established as a city in 1987.

Dublin and Nearby Attractions

  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Ohio State Capitol
  • James Thurber House
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Columbus Topiary Garden
  • Sharon Woods Metropolitan Park

Things To Do In Dublin

The city of Dublin offers easy access to several places of historical interest. These include the James Thurber House, Ohio State Capitol, Ohio Statehouse, and Livingston House. Exhibits in the Nash House Museum, Motts Military Museum, and Columbus Museum of Art depict the area's cultural and historical background. Facilities for hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing, and canoeing are available at the nearby Highbanks Metropolitan Park, Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park, and Sharon Woods Metropolitan Park. Opportunities to play golf are available at the Riviera Golf Club, and Tartan Fields Golf Club. The city also hosts the Memorial Tournament, a part of golf's PGA Tour. Among the other annual events in Dublin are the Fourth of July music event, the Dublin Irish Festival, and a St. Patrick's Day parade.

Dublin Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Port Columbus International Airport.

Dublin Higher Education

Colleges near Dublin are Capital University, Columbus State Community College, Ohio State University, and Otterbein College.

People

Total Population 42,378
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 21,654
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 67.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 73.7%
Median Earnings25+ $72,668
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,194
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $136,422
% Above Poverty Level 97.3%
% Below Poverty Level 2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,178
Median House Value $334,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 15.6%

Dublin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43016, 43017
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.099
Longitude -83.114

Dublin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station WESTERVILLE
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station COLUMBUS INTL AP
Distance 14.6 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
Station COLUMBUS VLY CROSSING
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40 inches

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Dublin High Schools

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DUBLIN COFFMAN HIGH SCHOOL
6780 COFFMAN RD
614-764-5900
Serves 1,981 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

DUBLIN SCIOTO HIGH SCHOOL
4000 HARD RD
614-717-2464
Serves 1,636 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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2960 CRANSTON DR
614-365-5325
A Vocational School
Serves 63 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.9

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