Obetz, Ohio

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Obetz, Ohio

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Comparative Profile of Obetz, Ohio

Comparing Obetz to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Obetz Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43207
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.878
Longitude -82.95

Obetz Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.7 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 8.1 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 19.6 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
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Obetz Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,977 100%
Male 1,946 48.9%
Female 2,031 51.1%
Under 18 1,109 27.9%
18+ 2,868 72.1%
65+ 354 8.9%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 3.07
White 3,727 93.7%
African-American 115 2.9%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 0.7%
Other 23 0.6%
Mixed Race 77 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 59 1.5%

Estimated Obetz Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,079
Growth 102
Growth % 2.6%

Obetz Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.4%
US/American 16%
English 11.8%
Irish 9.3%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Scottish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
European 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Polish 1.2%
French Canadian 1%
Macedonian 1%
Welsh 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
African 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Obetz, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Reese (43207)
Reese Station (43207)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Obetz 3,977 $47,271
Bexley 13,203 $83,363
Columbus 711,470 $47,391
Grove City 27,075 $62,059
Groveport 3,865 $51,525
Lockbourne 280 $38,125
Urbancrest 868 $23,929
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