Grandview Heights, Ohio facts for kids
|Grandview Heights, Ohio|
Location of Grandview Heights within Ohio
Location of Grandview Heights within Franklin County, Ohio
|• Total||1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)|
|• Land||1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||6,910|
|• Density||4,914.3/sq mi (1,897.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1048799|
The city was originally part of Marble Cliff, one of the first suburbs of Columbus, which settled as a community in 1890 and incorporated as the "Hamlet of Marble Cliff" in 1901. Grandview Heights became a separate village in 1906, and a city in 1931.
Grandview Heights maintains its own police and fire departments and an independent school district. Its neighbor, Marble Cliff, contracts with the city to provide these to its own residents.
Grandview Heights is often remarked upon as being a small insulated city very close to downtown Columbus and has one of the smallest school districts in the greater urban area in terms of student population.
Grandview Heights is located at(39.980564, -83.041027).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,536 people, 2,927 households, and 1,680 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,914.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,897.4/km2). There were 3,087 housing units at an average density of 2,321.1 per square mile (896.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 1.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 2,927 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.6% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.86.
The median age in the city was 35.7 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,695 people, 2,953 households, and 1,742 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,972.1 people per square mile (1,914.8/km²). There were 3,034 housing units at an average density of 2,253.2 per square mile (867.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.92% White, 1.34% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.
There were 2,953 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $51,328, and the median income for a family was $63,713. Males had a median income of $41,989 versus $36,711 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,495. About 3.0% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.
The Bank Block is a historic strip mall along Grandview Avenue, the main commercial road. One of the first to include a parking lot, the Bank Block was built in 1927. It first included a grocery store, a pharmacy, and a bank among a total of 12 storefronts.
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