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Overview

Introduction to Powell, Ohio

Powell, Ohio, in Delaware county, is 14 miles N of Columbus, Ohio. The village is in the Columbus area.

Powell History

Several years before Ohio became a state, the community of Powell was settled, which was around 1801. Early settlers came from Middlebury, which explains why the area was known as Middlebury at that time. The residents adopted the name Powell from Judge Thomas Powell who established the first post office in 1857. Powell was incorporated in 1947 as a municipality.

Powell and Nearby Attractions

  • Six Flags Wyandot Lake
  • Sharon Woods Metropolitan Park
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Martin Perry House
  • Columbus Topiary Garden
  • Jack Nicklaus Museum

Things To Do In Powell

Some of the museums located near Powell are Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio Historical Center, Motts Military Museum and Nash House Museum. Santa Maria at Columbus near Powell is a replica of the flagship of Christopher Columbus. This is one the major attractions near the city. Dawes Arboretum is another popular destination near Powell. Prairie Oaks Metro Park, Inniswood Metro Gardens and Blacklick Woods Metro Park have provisions for recreational activities.

Powell Transportation

Air transportation is available from Port Columbus International Airport.

Powell Higher Education

Colleges closest to Powell include Franklin University, Columbus State Community College, Ohio Dominican University and Ohio State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,658
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+6,244
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married70.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher75%
Median Earnings25+$86,322
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,384

Wealth

Median Family Income$153,852
% Above Poverty Level99%
% Below Poverty Level1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home13.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone13.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,628
Median House Value$359,400

Ancestry

German24.8%
Irish17.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.8%
Italian14.2%
English13.7%
Polish3.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Greek2%
Scottish1.8%
Czech1.5%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Slovak1.3%
Russian1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Ethiopian1.1%
African1.1%
Arab1%
Norwegian0.9%
Ukrainian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Estonian0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Powell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Delaware County
Standard Zip Codes43065
Phone Area Codes740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.16
Approximate Longitude-83.06

Powell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWESTERVILLE
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches
StationDELAWARE
Distance11 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
StationCOLUMBUS INTL AP
Distance15.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Delaware38,193$82,237
Dublin44,442$144,177
Hilliard34,386$113,783
Riverlea570$149,583
Westerville38,604$105,383
Worthington14,442$121,033

Powell Public Schools

Albert Chapman Elementary School
8450 Sawmill Rd
ZIP: 43065
(614) 761-5864
Primary
Total Enrollment 619
Hyatts Middle School
6885 Sawmill Parkway
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-5400
Middle
Total Enrollment 866
Indian Springs Elementary
3828 Home Rd
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4950
Primary
Total Enrollment 643
Liberty Elementary School
8081 Saddle Run
ZIP: 43065
(614) 450-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 520
Liberty Tree Elementary School
6877 Sawmill Parkway
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 656
Olentangy Liberty High School
3584 Home Rd
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4200
High
Total Enrollment 1884
Olentangy Liberty Middle School
7940 Liberty Rd N
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4400
Middle
Total Enrollment 781
Scioto Ridge Elementary School
8715 Big Bear Ave
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4800
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Sutter Park Elementary School
1850 Sutter Pkwy
ZIP: 43065
(614) 450-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 217
Tyler Run Elementary School
580 Salisbury Dr
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 611
Wyandot Run Elementary School
2800 Carriage Rd
ZIP: 43065
(740) 657-4850
Primary
Total Enrollment 623

Powell Private Schools

Enchanted Care Kids Campus
8761 Moreland St B
ZIP: 43065
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
Primrose School At Golf Village
8771 Moreland St
ZIP: 43065
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
The Compass School
3989 N Hampton Dr
ZIP: 43065
Elementary
Total Enrollment 96
The Goddard School - Lewis Center
8542 Owenfield Dr
ZIP: 43065
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Village Academy Schools
284 S Liberty St
ZIP: 43065
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 303
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