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Overview

Introduction to Upper Arlington, Ohio

Upper Arlington, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 4 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio. It's part of the surrounding Columbus metro area.

Upper Arlington History

The founders of Upper Arlington were real estate developers Ben and King Thompson. They bought farmland from James Miller in 1913. This land later developed into Upper Arlington. Though the Thompsons wanted to call it Country Club District, the area went on to be known as "Upper Arlington."

Upper Arlington and Nearby Attractions

  • Scioto Golf Course
  • Ohio State University Golf Course Lake
  • Langston Park
  • Upper Arlington Historic District
  • Bill Moose Memorial
  • Ohio State University Golf Course Lake

Things To Do In Upper Arlington

The city has 33 parks for the public, which are spread out over an area of 170 acres. The parks are designed to offer various amenities; some have excellent athletic facilities while others serve as picnic and relaxation areas. There are three public swimming pools in the city as well. The recreation department organizes special events around the year like the Spring Fling, Summer Celebration, Winter Festival and Tree Lighting and the Fall Fest.

Upper Arlington Transportation

Columbus International Airport is only 13 miles away.

Upper Arlington Higher Education

One can pursue higher education at Capital University, the Devry Institute of Technology and Otterbein College.

Demographics

People

Total Population34,675
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+16,949
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married63.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher74%
Median Earnings25+$62,691
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,828

Wealth

Median Family Income$127,734
% Above Poverty Level94.9%
% Below Poverty Level5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,074
Median House Value$338,000

Ancestry

German31.7%
Irish17.6%
English15.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.2%
Italian9.3%
Polish4%
Scottish3.2%
Welsh2.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Hungarian1.8%
Swedish1.6%
Arab1.6%
Russian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Greek1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Swiss0.8%
Czech0.8%
Egyptian0.7%
Slovak0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Slovene0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Ghanaian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
African0.1%
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Upper Arlington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes43220, 43221, 43212
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.05
Approximate Longitude-83.07

Upper Arlington 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
Distance9.5 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
Distance9.5 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
Distance23.8 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
Columbus837,038$56,539
Grandview Heights7,191$123,558
Hilliard33,108$113,388
Marble Cliff556$137,679
Riverlea583$141,964
Valleyview623$43,929

Upper Arlington Public Libraries

Upper Arlington Public Library
2800 TREMONT RD.
Upper Arlington, Ohio
(614) 486-9621

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Upper Arlington Public Schools

Greensview Elementary School
4301 Greensview Dr
ZIP: 43220
(614) 487-5050
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Hastings Middle School
1850 Hastings Ln
ZIP: 43220
(614) 487-5100
Middle
Total Enrollment 695
Windermere Elementary School
4101 Windermere Rd
ZIP: 43220
(614) 487-5060
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Barrington Road Elementary School
1780 Barrington Rd
ZIP: 43221
(614) 487-5180
Primary
Total Enrollment 729
Jones Middle School
2100 Arlington Ave
ZIP: 43221
(614) 487-5080
Middle
Total Enrollment 711
Tremont Elementary School
2900 Tremont Rd
ZIP: 43221
(614) 487-5170
Primary
Total Enrollment 593
Upper Arlington High School
1650 Ridgeview Rd
ZIP: 43221
(614) 487-5200
High
Total Enrollment 1766
Wickliffe Elementary School
2405 Wickliffe Rd
ZIP: 43221
(614) 487-5150
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
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