Introduction to Grandview Heights, Ohio

Grandview Heights, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 2 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. As of the 2000 census, 6,695 people lived in Grandview Heights.

Grandview Heights History

Grandview Heights was originally part of Marble Cliff, a suburb of Columbus, and became a community in 1890. It was incorporated as the "Hamlet of Marble Cliff" in 1901. Grandview Heights separated from Marble Cliff, and became an independent village in 1906. It was incorporated as a city in 1931. Before 1795, the State of Ohio was occupied by Indians who moved west later on. In 1803, Franklin County, which was originally part of Ross County, was created by Ohio State.

Grandview Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • James Thurber House
  • Alum Creek State Park
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Six Flags Wyandot Lake
  • Columbus Topiary Garden

Things To Do In Grandview Heights

There are numerous museums near Grandview Heights, including Columbus Museum of Art, the Ohio Historical Center, and the Jack Nicklaus Museum. These museums display exhibits and memorabilia that reflect the history and culture of the region. Parks such as Alum Creek State Park, Blacklick Woods Metro Park, and Madison Lake State Park have opportunities for recreational activities like picnicking and boating. The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, which has a variety of land and marine animals, houses a waterpark called 'Zoombezi Bay', and a golf course called 'Safari Golf Club'.

Grandview Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available from Columbus Regional Airport.

Grandview Heights Higher Education

Capital University, Devry Institute Of Technology, Columbus State Community College, and Franklin University are situated near Grandview Heights.


Total Population 7,014
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,391
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 51.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 69.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $106,071
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%


People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $988
Median House Value $280,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grandview Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 2 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43212
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.979
Longitude -83.04

Grandview Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.9 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
Distance 8.4 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 IRWIN
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bexley 13,442 $125,063
Columbus 824,663 $55,191
Marble Cliff 640 $133,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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