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Grove City, Ohio
City
Gantz Homestead, built 1832
Gantz Homestead, built 1832
Location of Grove City, Ohio
Location of Grove City, Ohio
Location of Grove City in Franklin County
Location of Grove City in Franklin County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 16.36 sq mi (42.37 km2)
 • Land 16.20 sq mi (41.96 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 35,575
 • Estimate (2012) 36,832
 • Density 2,196.0/sq mi (847.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern Time (UTC-5)
ZIP code 43123
Area code(s) 614
FIPS code 39-32592
GNIS feature ID 1048806
Website City website

Grove City is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States which was founded in 1852. The population was 35,575 at the 2010 census.

History

Grove City was laid out in 1852.

Geography

Grove City is located at 39°52′41″N 83°04′41″W / 39.878030°N 83.078157°W / 39.878030; -83.078157.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.36 square miles (42.37 km2), of which 16.20 square miles (41.96 km2) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 143
1880 150 4.9%
1890 272 81.3%
1900 656 141.2%
1910 897 36.7%
1920 905 0.9%
1930 1,546 70.8%
1940 1,787 15.6%
1950 2,339 30.9%
1960 8,107 246.6%
1970 13,911 71.6%
1980 16,688 20.0%
1990 19,661 17.8%
2000 27,075 37.7%
2010 35,575 31.4%
Est. 2015 39,388 10.7%
US Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 35,575 people, 13,946 households, and 9,585 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,196.0 inhabitants per square mile (847.9/km2). There were 14,720 housing units at an average density of 908.6 per square mile (350.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.6% White, 2.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 13,946 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 27,075 people, 10,265 households, and 7,544 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,941.2 people per square mile (749.4/km2). There were 10,712 housing units at an average density of 768.0 per square mile (296.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.17% White, 1.54% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 10,265 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,064, and the median income for a family was $62,059. Males had a median income of $40,599 versus $30,399 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,305. About 3.3% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

National Register of Historic Places

  • Gantz Homestead at 2233 Gantz Road, added in 1979
  • A.G. Grant Homestead at 4124 Haughn Road, added in 1998.
  • Century Village orders road

Sister city

Germany Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany (Unofficial)

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