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Overview

Introduction to Whitehall, Ohio

Whitehall, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 6 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is located in the Columbus metropolitan area. 

Whitehall History

The land of present day Whitehall was once owned by Robert Brotherton of White Hall, England. During the late 19th century, Abram Doney purchased the land. It was gradually developed into a small farming community and was named Whitehall. It was incorporated in 1947 as a village. In the same year, the first regional shopping center of the nation was opened in Whitehall. Later in 1950, Whitehall was incorporated as a city.

Whitehall and Nearby Attractions

  • Blacklick Woods Metro Park
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park
  • Motts Military Museum
  • Three Creeks Metro Park
  • Topiary Garden

Things To Do In Whitehall

You can spend your leisure at the Whitehall Branch Library exploring the history of the city. The Lamby Park, Orton-Davis Park, Norton Field Playground and Whitehall Community Park are some of the local parks. You can shop at Great Eastern Shoppers Mart Shopping Center, Town and Country Shopping Center and Hamilton Square Shopping Center. The Franklin Park Conservatory, Easton Town Center and Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park are also close to the city.

Whitehall Transportation

Port Columbus International Airport can be reached within few minutes.

Whitehall Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are Ohio State University - Main Campus, Franklin University and Columbus State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,596
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+8,330
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married36.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,794
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,916
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,845

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,474
% Above Poverty Level77.1%
% Below Poverty Level22.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone33.8%
Median Gross Rent$796
Median House Value$83,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.6%
German11.2%
Irish8%
Italian4.1%
African4%
English3.2%
Polish1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Ethiopian1.4%
Welsh0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Greek0.6%
Macedonian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Czech0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Whitehall Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes43213
Phone Area Codes614
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.97
Approximate Longitude-82.86

Whitehall 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 INTL AP
Distance0.4 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
Distance21.6 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
StationDELAWARE
Distance25.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bexley13,534$127,007
Columbus837,038$56,539
Gahanna34,373$90,217
Groveport5,500$70,424
Obetz4,421$50,926
Reynoldsburg36,995$71,825

Whitehall Public Schools

Beechwood Elementary School
455 Beechwood Rd
ZIP: 43213
(614) 417-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 558
C Ray Williams Early Childhood Center
4738 Kae Ave
ZIP: 43213
(614) 863-2883
Primary
Total Enrollment 161
Etna Road Elementary School
4531 Etna Rd
ZIP: 43213
(614) 417-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Kae Avenue Elementary School
4750 Kae Ave
ZIP: 43213
(614) 417-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Rosemore Middle School
4800 Langley Ave
ZIP: 43213
(614) 417-5200
Middle
Total Enrollment 778
Whitehall Yearling High School
4738 Kae Ave
ZIP: 43213
(614) 417-5100
High
Total Enrollment 791
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