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Overview

Introduction to Heath, Ohio

Heath, Ohio is 29 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. It is located in Licking County and is part of the Columbus metro area. 

Heath History

Initially the city was host to the Newark Air Force Base, the seat of United States Air Force metrology. This function is now served by Air Force Primary Standards Lab and AFMETCAL. Licking County, named because of the salt licks in the area, was founded in 1808.

Heath and Nearby Attractions

  • National Heisey Glass Museum
  • Pickerington Ponds Metro Park
  • The Dawes Arboretum
  • Moundbuilders State Memorial
  • Santa Maria

Things To Do In Heath

Flint Ridge, Ohio Ceramic Center, Robbins Hunter Museum and the National Heisey Glass Museum are located near Heath. Parks like Hobak Park and Heath Community Park offer opportunities for recreational activities. Places of historical significance include Great Circle Earthworks and Moundbuilders State Memorial. Dawes Arboretum, which is spread over a huge area, includes a Bonsai collection, Conifer Glen, Azalea Glen and several hiking trails.

Heath Transportation

Flights are available from Port Columbus International Airport.

Heath Higher Education

Colleges near Heath include Denison University, Ohio State University-Main Campus, Franklin University and Columbus State Community College.

People

Total Population 10,411
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,738
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,726
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $824
Median House Value $131,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 18.2%

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

Heath Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 29 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Licking
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43056
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.022
Longitude -82.444

Heath 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 NEWARK WATER WORKS
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station CENTERBURG 2 SE
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station LANCASTER 2 NW
Distance 22.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckeye Lake 2,724 $27,593
Granville 5,706 $110,341
Hebron 2,395 $48,125

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

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Heath High Schools

HEATH HIGH SCHOOL
300 LICKING VIEW DR
740-788-3300
Serves 512 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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