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Overview

Introduction to Pickerington, Ohio

Pickerington, Ohio, in Fairfield county, is 14 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is in the Columbus metropolitan area.

Pickerington History

Before the white settlers, natives like the Wyandottes, the Shawnees and Mingos lived in the area of the present Violet Township. The first settler arrived in Pickerington 1808. In 1815, Abraham Pickering laid out the earliest plat of old Pickerington. The city's name was kept in honor of Abraham Pickering in 1827. It was basically an agricultural and dairy community for many years, but it became an incorporated city in 1991.

Pickerington and Nearby Attractions

  • Mid-Ohio Doll and Toy Museum
  • Livingston House
  • Blacklick Woods Metro Park
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Dawes Arboretum
  • Six Flags Wyandot Lake

Things To Do In Pickerington

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum and Pickerington Museum are located in the area. There are also several museums near the city including the Mid-Ohio Doll and Toy Museum, Motts Military Museum and the Slate Run Living Historical Farm. The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium houses numerous animals and also has a golf course. Dawes Arboretum has a well maintained Japanese garden, a collection of bonsai and various other species of plants. Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, Pickerington Ponds Metro Park, Three Creeks Metro Park and Blacklick Woods Metro Park provide opportunities for recreation.

Pickerington Transportation

Air transportation is available from Port Columbus International Airport.

Pickerington Higher Education

Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College and Franklin University are colleges near Pickerington.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,634
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+9,736
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.1%
Median Earnings25+$51,883
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,185
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,730

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,029
% Above Poverty Level95%
% Below Poverty Level5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone20.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,079
Median House Value$193,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
German20.5%
Irish12.2%
English10%
Italian6.2%
African2.8%
Polish2.2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Welsh1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Slovak0.7%
Czech0.7%
Senegalese0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Arab0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Syrian0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Pickerington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fairfield County
Standard Zip Codes43147
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.89
Approximate Longitude-82.76

Pickerington 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
Distance9.6 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
Distance9.7 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
Distance12.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baltimore2,963$57,679
Canal Winchester7,986$97,364
Carroll405$67,143
Groveport5,563$73,510
Lithopolis1,545$71,724
Reynoldsburg37,189$78,779

Pickerington Public Libraries

Pickerington Public Library
201 OPPORTUNITY WAY
Pickerington, Ohio
(614) 837-4104

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Pickerington Public Schools

Diley Middle School
750 Preston Trails Dr
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-3630
Middle
Total Enrollment 584
Fairfield Elementary School
13000 Coventry Ave
ZIP: 43147
(614) 866-1225
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Harmon Middle School
12410 Harmon Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 751-3570
Middle
Total Enrollment 520
Heritage Elementary School
100 N East St
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-6385
Primary
Total Enrollment 343
Pickerington Community School
7800 Refugee Rd
ZIP: 43147
(877) 644-6338
High
Total Enrollment 92
Pickerington Elementary School
775 Long Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2115
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Pickerington High School Central
300 Opportunity Way
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-3025
High
Total Enrollment 1622
Pickerington High School North
7800 Refugee Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 830-2700
High
Total Enrollment 1676
Pickerington Lakeview Junior High
12445 Ault Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 830-2200
Middle
Total Enrollment 848
Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School
130 Hill Rd S
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2100
Middle
Total Enrollment 833
Sycamore Creek Elementary School
500 Sycamore Creek St
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2110
Primary
Total Enrollment 655
Toll Gate Elementary
12183 Tollgate Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2110
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Toll Gate Middle School
12089 Tollgate Rd
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2110
Middle
Total Enrollment 556
Violet Elementary School
8855 Education Dr
ZIP: 43147
(614) 833-2130
Primary
Total Enrollment 498

Pickerington Private Schools

Eagle Preparatory & Kingdom Express
6810 Blacklick Eastern Rd
ZIP: 43147
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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