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Overview

Introduction to Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 12 miles N of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. 

Westerville History

The area that is now known as Westerville saw its first European settlers in 1810. A few years later Dutch settlers Peter, Matthew and William Westervelt arrived from New York. The area was named in the honor of the Westervelt family because Mathew Westervelt donated land for the building of the Methodist Church in 1836. The area was platted in 1856 and incorporated in August of 1858.

Westerville and Nearby Attractions

  • Hoover Reservoir
  • Thomas State Nature Preserve
  • Sharon Woods Metro Park
  • Inniswood Metro Gardens
  • Purdy Museum of Ceramics
  • Hanby House

Things To Do In Westerville

The town center offers satisfying dining opportunities with its local boutiques and restaurants. There are several parklands spread out over a vast acreage, which have walking trails and beautiful gardens.

Westerville Transportation

Port Columbus International is the closest major airport.

Westerville Higher Education

Otterbein and Hondros are local colleges. One can also pursue higher education at Capital University and the Devry Institute of Technology, which are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,089
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+19,962
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married55.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.5%
Median Earnings25+$51,119
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,862
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,413

Wealth

Median Family Income$105,371
% Above Poverty Level93.5%
% Below Poverty Level6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$927
Median House Value$207,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
Irish16.5%
English13.2%
Italian7.5%
Polish3.6%
Scottish3.3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh1.7%
African1.6%
Hungarian1.3%
Swedish1.1%
Arab1.1%
Czech1%
Russian0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Ethiopian0.7%
Greek0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Ghanaian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Somali0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Westerville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County, Delaware County
Standard Zip Codes43081, 43082
P.O. Box Zip Codes43086
Phone Area Codes614, 740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.12
Approximate Longitude-82.91

Westerville 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
Distance1.2 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
StationCOLUMBUS INTL AP
Distance10.2 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
StationCENTERBURG 2 SE
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip41.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gahanna34,373$90,217
Galena719$103,929
New Albany9,384$214,850
Powell12,436$146,442
Riverlea583$141,964
Worthington14,155$120,128

Westerville Public Libraries

Westerville Public Library
126 S. STATE ST.
Westerville, Ohio
(614) 882-7277

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Westerville Hospitals

Mount Carmel St Ann's Hospital
(Non-profit)
500 South Cleveland Avenue
(614) 546-4533
Westerville Medical Campus
300 Polaris Pkwy
(614) 533-3000

Westerville Public Schools

Annehurst Elementary School
925 W Main St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7000
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Blendon Middle School
223 S Otterbein Ave
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-6400
Middle
Total Enrollment 718
Cherrington Elementary School
522 Cherrington Rd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7050
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Cornerstone Academy Community
6015 E Walnut St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 775-0615
Primary
Total Enrollment 623
Early Learning Center
936 Eastwind Dr
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-5700
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Emerson Elementary School
44 N Vine St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7080
Primary
Total Enrollment 228
Hanby Building Elementary School
56 S State St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
Huber Ridge Elementary School
5757 Buenos Aires Blvd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7150
Primary
Total Enrollment 541
Mark Twain Elementary School
799 E Walnut St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Mcvay Elementary School
270 S Hempstead Rd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7230
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
Pointview Elementary School
720 Pointview Dr
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7250
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
Robert Frost Elementary School
270 North Spring Rd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7280
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Walnut Springs Middle School
888 E Walnut St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-6700
Middle
Total Enrollment 917
Westerville-north High School
950 County Line Rd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-6200
High
Total Enrollment 1485
Westerville-south High School
303 S Otterbein Ave
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-6000
High
Total Enrollment 1468
Whittier Elementary School
130 E Walnut St
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7300
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
Wilder Elementary School
6375 Goldfinch Dr
ZIP: 43081
(614) 797-7330
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Worthington Park Elementary School
500 Park Rd
ZIP: 43081
(614) 450-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Alcott Elementary School
7117 Mount Royal Ave
ZIP: 43082
(614) 797-7350
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
Fouse Elementary School
5800 S Old 3c Hwy
ZIP: 43082
(614) 797-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 688
Genoa Middle School
5948 S Old 3c Hwy
ZIP: 43082
(614) 797-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 918
Heritage Middle School
390 N Spring Rd
ZIP: 43082
(614) 797-6600
Middle
Total Enrollment 925
Westerville Central High School
7118 Mount Royal Ave
ZIP: 43082
(614) 797-6800
High
Total Enrollment 1664

Westerville Private Schools

Brooksedge Daycare Center
740 Green Crest Dr
ZIP: 43081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Central College Christian Academy
975 S Sunbury Rd
ZIP: 43081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 150
Eastwood Sda Jr Academy
6350 S Sunbury Rd
ZIP: 43081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 56
Enchanted Care Kids Campus Westerville
1231 County Line Rd
ZIP: 43081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 55
Northside Christian School
2655 W Schrock Rd
ZIP: 43081
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 149
Oakstone Academy Middle/high School
939 S State St
ZIP: 43081
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 238
The Goddard School
1260 County Line Rd
ZIP: 43081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
All The Children Of The World Academy
6841 Freeman Rd
ZIP: 43082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
Genoa Christian Academy
7562 Lewis Center Rd
ZIP: 43082
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 183
Goddard School
8750 Olde Worthington Rd
ZIP: 43082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 25
St Paul School
61 Moss Rd
ZIP: 43082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 825
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