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Grove City, Ohio
Grove City Library
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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 17.67 sq mi (45.75 km2)
 • Land 17.49 sq mi (45.30 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
Elevation
850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 41,252
 • Density 2,391.08/sq mi (923.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4
ZIP code
43123
Area code(s) 614 and 380
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. It is a suburb of Columbus. The population was 41,252 according to the 2020 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%
2020 41,252 16.0%
US Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 35,575 people, 13,946 households, and 9,585 families living 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 13,946 households 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 households were one person and 9.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age 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 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

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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