Reynoldsburg, Ohio

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
City
Motto: "The City of Respect"
Location of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Location of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Location in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking Counties
Location in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking Counties
Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 82°48′5″W / 39.96000°N 82.80139°W / 39.96000; -82.80139Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 82°48′5″W / 39.96000°N 82.80139°W / 39.96000; -82.80139
CountryUnited States United States
State Ohio
CountiesFranklin, Licking, Fairfield
Government
 • MayorBrad McCloud (R)
Area[1]
 • Total11.24 sq mi (29.11 km2)
 • Land11.16 sq mi (28.90 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation[2]879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total35,893
 • Estimate (2012[4])36,347
 • Density3,216.2/sq mi (1,241.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code43068, 43069
Area code(s)614
FIPS code39-66390[5]
GNIS feature ID1061597[2]
 
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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
City
Motto: "The City of Respect"
Location of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Location of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Location in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking Counties
Location in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking Counties
Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 82°48′5″W / 39.96000°N 82.80139°W / 39.96000; -82.80139Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 82°48′5″W / 39.96000°N 82.80139°W / 39.96000; -82.80139
CountryUnited States United States
State Ohio
CountiesFranklin, Licking, Fairfield
Government
 • MayorBrad McCloud (R)
Area[1]
 • Total11.24 sq mi (29.11 km2)
 • Land11.16 sq mi (28.90 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation[2]879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total35,893
 • Estimate (2012[4])36,347
 • Density3,216.2/sq mi (1,241.8/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code43068, 43069
Area code(s)614
FIPS code39-66390[5]
GNIS feature ID1061597[2]

Reynoldsburg is a city in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is a suburban community in the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area. The population was 35,893 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.24 square miles (29.11 km2), of which, 11.16 square miles (28.90 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1880375
18903934.8%
1900339−13.7%
191043127.1%
192049113.9%
19305328.4%
194065222.6%
195072411.0%
19607,793976.4%
197013,92178.6%
198019,51940.2%
199025,74831.9%
200032,06924.5%
201035,89311.9%
Est. 201236,3471.3%
Sources:[6][7][8][9][10][11][5][12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 35,893 people, 14,387 households, and 9,550 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,216.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,241.8 /km2). There were 15,611 housing units at an average density of 1,398.8 per square mile (540.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 69.7% White, 23.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.3% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 14,387 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 32,069 people, 12,849 households, and 8,801 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,030.0 people per square mile (1,170.3/km²). There were 13,434 housing units at an average density of 1,269.3 per square mile (490.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.01% White, 10.44% African American, 1.07% Native American, 1.69% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.

There were 11,109 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,108, and the median income for a family was $60,183. Males had a median income of $40,608 versus $30,448 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,388. About 4.4% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

Public services and culture[edit]

The city currently has six elementary schools, two middle schools, two junior high schools and two high schools. The high school and junior high schools' mascot is the Raider (a pirate) and its colors are purple and gold.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture, the Ohio Fire Academy and the State Fire Marshal's offices are also located in Reynoldsburg.

Reynoldsburg is known as "The Birthplace of the Tomato", claiming the first commercial variety of tomato was bred there in the 19th century.[13] and the Tomato Festival has been held every year since 1965. Every year there is a Tomato Festival Queen. The Tomato Festival takes place in August.

Economy[edit]

Limited Brands is the largest employer in Reynoldsburg. Subsidiary Bath & Body Works is headquartered in Reynoldsburg.

Top employers[edit]

According to the City's 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[14] the top employers in the city are:

#Employer# of Employees
1Limited Brands Logistics Services3,183
2Reynoldsburg City School District850
3Victoria's Secret Stores552
4Wal-Mart470
5State of Ohio425
6Bath & Body Works418
7Limited Brands Service Corporation309
8Dynalab EMS245
9Lowe's190
10Kroger180

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1910 U.S. Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "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. 
  13. ^ About Reynoldsburg, City of Reynoldsburg. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  14. ^ City of Reynoldsburg CAFR

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