Introduction to Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Reynoldsburg, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 9 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Columbus metropolitan area. Reynoldsburg has a population of 32,069.

Reynoldsburg History

This area was named after James C. Reynolds, who arrived here in 1831. He went on to become the first merchant in this area. His store served as the post office, which may be the reason why the area was named "Reynolds Burgh." It started developing rapidly after the National Road was built, and within six years, it was officially incorporated in 1839.

Reynoldsburg and nearby Attractions

  • Livingston House
  • Sharon Woods Metro Park
  • Blacklick Woods Park
  • Turnberry Golf Course
  • Truro Township House
  • Walter A Tucker Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Reynoldsburg

Reynoldsburg is known as the birthplace of the tomato and it celebrates a very interesting annual summer festival dedicated to tomatoes. It is known as the Reynoldsburg's Tomato Festival and features a host of activities, all revolving around the tomato. The area also has some interesting historical sites.

Reynoldsburg Transportation

The Rickenbacker International Airport is a short drive away.

Reynoldsburg Higher Education

There are several educational institutions providing higher education in and around Reynoldsburg. These are the Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, Franklin University and Otterbein College.


Total Population 36,899
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 18,943
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $69,253
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%


People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $906
Median House Value $141,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.8%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 15%

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

Reynoldsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43068
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.954
Longitude -82.812

Reynoldsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 4.3 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 18 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 25.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bexley 13,442 $125,063
Gahanna 34,095 $90,603
Groveport 5,604 $71,884

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

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Student/teacher ratio: 21.2

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