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Overview

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,191
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens10%
Employed Population 16+4,670
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married51.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher71%
Median Earnings25+$54,291
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$123,558
% Above Poverty Level98%
% Below Poverty Level2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone28.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,092
Median House Value$295,400

Ancestry

German30.9%
Irish17%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.5%
Italian13.2%
English11.5%
Polish4.6%
Welsh3.2%
French Except Basque3.1%
Dutch2.9%
Scottish2.8%
Hungarian1.6%
Russian1.2%
Swiss1.2%
Iranian0.9%
Slovak0.9%
Romanian0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Slovene0.8%
Czech0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Grandview Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes43212
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.99
Approximate Longitude-83.04

Grandview Heights 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 VLY CROSSING
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationCOLUMBUS INTL AP
Distance8.4 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
StationIRWIN
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bexley13,534$127,007
Columbus837,038$56,539
Marble Cliff556$137,679
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