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Overview

Introduction to Grove City, Ohio

Grove City, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 7 miles SW of Columbus, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Columbus metropolitan area. 

Grove City History

The present day Grove City was originally part of the land grants given to General Daniel Morgan and Colonel William Washington, the Revolutionary War veterans. Later, in 1846, William Foster Breck purchased around fifteen and a half acres of the land. Along with three other men, Breck established Grove City in 1852. It was incorporated as a village in March 1866 and a local doctor, named Joseph Bulen, was elected as the first mayor. On November 16, 1959, Grove City was reincorporated as a city.

Grove City and Nearby Attractions

  • Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park
  • Santa Maria
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Columbus Topiary Garden
  • James Thurber House

Things To Do In Grove City

Visitors can spend time at the gardens at Gantz Farm, which include three separate gardens called the Garden of Yesterday, Garden of Today and Garden of Tomorrow. The city also includes a variety of bars, restaurants, pubs and shops. In addition, Grove City has a family water park, bike trails, and eight playgrounds. Softball can be played at Fryer Park. The city also organizes a number of annual events such as Blast at Beulah celebration of American Independence, Arts in the Alley celebration and the hot air balloon event, Balloons Off Broadway.

Grove City Transportation

Air transportation is available from Rickenbacker International Airport.

Grove City Higher Education

Capital University, Columbus State Community College and Ohio State University - Main Campus provide higher education to the citizens of Grove City.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,374
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+19,491
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married55.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.9%
Median Earnings25+$44,319
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,321
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,445

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,132
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.9%
Median Gross Rent$912
Median House Value$162,400

Ancestry

Irish17.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17%
English8.7%
Italian5.4%
Scottish2.8%
French Except Basque2.3%
Polish1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Arab1.4%
Welsh1.2%
Hungarian0.8%
Russian0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Albanian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Bermudan0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Serbian0.1%
African0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
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Grove City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes43123
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.87
Approximate Longitude-83.07

Grove City 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
Distance8.6 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
Distance13.2 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
StationCIRCLEVILLE
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Columbus837,038$56,539
Grandview Heights7,191$123,558
Harrisburg457$62,500
Orient259$65,417
Urbancrest894$0
Valleyview623$43,929

Grove City Public Libraries

Southwest Public Libraries
3359 PARK ST.
Grove City, Ohio
(614) 875-6716

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Grove City Public Schools

Brookpark Middle School
2803 Southwest Blvd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-3500
Middle
Total Enrollment 620
Buckeye Woods Elementary School
2525 Holton Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8025
Primary
Total Enrollment 739
Central Crossing High School
4500 Big Run South Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-6500
High
Total Enrollment 1634
Darbydale Elementary School
7000 London Groveport Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8050
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
Grove City High School
4665 Hoover Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-3300
High
Total Enrollment 1913
Hayes Intermediate School
4436 Haughn Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-6200
Middle
Total Enrollment 456
Highland Park Elementary School
2600 Cameron St
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8200
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Holt Crossing Intermediate School
2706 Holt Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8700
Middle
Total Enrollment 732
Jackson Middle School
2271 Holton Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-3800
Middle
Total Enrollment 664
James A Harmon Elementary School
1861 Gantz Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8150
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Jc Sommer Elementary School
3055 Kingston Ave
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8350
Primary
Total Enrollment 564
Monterey Elementary School
3811 Hoover Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8250
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Park Street Intermediate School
3191 Park St
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8800
Middle
Total Enrollment 639
Pleasant View Middle School
7255 Kropp Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-3900
Middle
Total Enrollment 873
Richard Avenue Elementary School
2584 Dennis Ln
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8325
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
South-western Career Academy
4750 Big Run South Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-3400
South-western Preschool Center
4324 Haughn Rd
ZIP: 43123
(614) 801-8448
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
The Bostic Head Start Center
2975 Kingston Ave
ZIP: 43123
(614) 279-6356
Primary
Total Enrollment 254

Grove City Private Schools

Beautiful Savior Evangelical Lutheran Elem School
2213 White Rd
ZIP: 43123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
Grove City Christian School
4750 Hoover Rd
ZIP: 43123
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 708
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
3752 Broadway
ZIP: 43123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 406
The Goddard School In Grove City
2585 London Groveport Rd
ZIP: 43123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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