Groveport, Ohio

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Groveport, Ohio
City
Motto: "Central Ohio's Hometown"
Location of Groveport, Ohio
Location of Groveport, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°51′22″N 82°53′26″W / 39.85611°N 82.89056°W / 39.85611; -82.89056Coordinates: 39°51′22″N 82°53′26″W / 39.85611°N 82.89056°W / 39.85611; -82.89056
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyFranklin
Area[1]
 • Total8.79 sq mi (22.77 km2)
 • Land8.56 sq mi (22.17 km2)
 • Water0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
Elevation[2]741 ft (226 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total5,363
 • Estimate (2012[4])5,540
 • Density626.5/sq mi (241.9/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes43125, 43195, 43196, 43198, 43199
Area code(s)614
FIPS code39-32606[5]
GNIS feature ID1062797[2]
 
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Groveport, Ohio
City
Motto: "Central Ohio's Hometown"
Location of Groveport, Ohio
Location of Groveport, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°51′22″N 82°53′26″W / 39.85611°N 82.89056°W / 39.85611; -82.89056Coordinates: 39°51′22″N 82°53′26″W / 39.85611°N 82.89056°W / 39.85611; -82.89056
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyFranklin
Area[1]
 • Total8.79 sq mi (22.77 km2)
 • Land8.56 sq mi (22.17 km2)
 • Water0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
Elevation[2]741 ft (226 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total5,363
 • Estimate (2012[4])5,540
 • Density626.5/sq mi (241.9/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes43125, 43195, 43196, 43198, 43199
Area code(s)614
FIPS code39-32606[5]
GNIS feature ID1062797[2]

Groveport is a city in Franklin County, Ohio, United States. The population was 5,363 at the 2010 census.

Groveport was the hometown of John Solomon Rarey, a 19th-century horse whisperer, and developer of the Rarey technique for rehabilitating horses.

Geography[edit]

Groveport is located at 39°51′22″N 82°53′26″W / 39.85611°N 82.89056°W / 39.85611; -82.89056 (39.856163, -82.890544).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.79 square miles (22.77 km2), of which, 8.56 square miles (22.17 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1850483
186054011.8%
187062716.1%
18806503.7%
1890578−11.1%
1900519−10.2%
191064323.9%
19206714.4%
193094641.0%
19401,05211.2%
19501,16510.7%
19602,04375.4%
19702,49021.9%
19803,28632.0%
19902,948−10.3%
20003,86531.1%
20105,36338.8%
Est. 20125,5403.3%
Sources:[7][8][9][10][11][12][5][13]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 5,363 people, 2,099 households, and 1,471 families residing in the village. The population density was 626.5 inhabitants per square mile (241.9 /km2). There were 2,300 housing units at an average density of 268.7 per square mile (103.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 82.1% White, 12.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.9% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 2,099 households of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 39.9 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,865 people, 1,575 households, and 1,080 families residing in the village. The population density was 482.9 people per square mile (186.5/km²). There were 1,668 housing units at an average density of 208.4 per square mile (80.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.88% White, 3.62% African American, 0.62% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 1,575 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,102, and the median income for a family was $51,525. Males had a median income of $32,133 versus $27,353 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,576. About 3.2% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

Economy[edit]

Due in large part to the presence of Rickenbacker International Airport and Air National Guard Base, Groveport is home to the headquarters of a number of large companies, including Air Tahoma and Staber Industries. Other organizations with significant operations include Amazon.com, Gap, Inc., Eddie Bauer, Spiegel Brands, American Electric Power and VistaPrint.

Schools[edit]

The Groveport Madison School District has 10 schools. There are six elementary schools, three middle schools, and the Groveport Madison High School. Groveport Madison athletes are known as the Cruisers.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
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  13. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  14. ^ Michigan State profile for Eric Smith