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Overview

Introduction to Bexley, Ohio

Bexley, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 3 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. 

Bexley History

The name of this city was suggested by Mr. Kilbounre who was an early resident. He chose this name after Bexley, England, where his family’s roots lay. It was established when the former Bullitt Park merged with the Lutheran Community of Pleasant Ridge. The area was incorporated as a village in 1908.

Bexley and Nearby Attractions

  • Drexel Theater
  • Capital University Historic District
  • Bexley Square Shopping Center
  • Jeffrey Mansion
  • Jeffrey Park
  • Franklin Park

Things To Do In Bexley

Bexley is a beautiful and peaceful city with tree lined streets, excellent restaurants and several art galleries. The opportunities for entertainment and relaxation are not exhausted with that because Bexley also has several parks and a community swimming pool. The Main Street has outlets offering shopping, dining and several other entertainment opportunities.

Bexley Transportation

Port Columbus International Airport is nearby.

Bexley Higher Education

There are several institutions in the neighboring areas where one can pursue higher studies. Among them are Capital University, Franklin University and Columbus State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,534
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+6,839
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married51.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher74.1%
Median Earnings25+$60,474
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,083

Wealth

Median Family Income$127,007
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home7%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone21.8%
Median Gross Rent$913
Median House Value$291,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
Irish17.9%
English12.5%
Italian7.3%
Russian4.7%
Polish4.4%
Scottish3.3%
Hungarian2.8%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish1.9%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh1.5%
Ukrainian1.3%
Lithuanian1.2%
African1%
Czech1%
Austrian0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
US/American0.1%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Bexley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes43209
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.95
Approximate Longitude-82.93

Bexley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOLUMBUS INTL AP
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationLANCASTER 2 NW
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationDELAWARE
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Columbus837,038$56,539
Gahanna34,373$90,217
Grandview Heights7,191$123,558
Marble Cliff556$137,679
Obetz4,421$50,926
Whitehall18,596$41,474

Bexley Public Libraries

Bexley Public Library
2411 E. MAIN ST.
Bexley, Ohio
(614) 231-2793

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Bexley Public Schools

Bexley High School
326 S Cassingham Rd
ZIP: 43209
(614) 231-4591
High
Total Enrollment 656
Bexley Middle School
300 S Cassingham Rd
ZIP: 43209
(614) 237-4277
Middle
Total Enrollment 371
Cassingham Elementary School
250 S Cassingham Rd
ZIP: 43209
(614) 237-4266
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Maryland Elementary School
2754 Maryland Ave
ZIP: 43209
(614) 237-3280
Primary
Total Enrollment 337
Montrose Elementary School
2555 E Main St
ZIP: 43209
(614) 237-4226
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
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