Franklin County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 1,195,537 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,068,978 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 210,994
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 53,589
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 249,613
Renter-occupied apartments: 212,652 (it was 189,165 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

32%

Land area: 540 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 2183 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Franklin County: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Franklin County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.8%)
  • Asian alone (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 566,499  (44.6%)
Females: 596,915  (55.4%)

Franklin County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,460 ($42,734 in 1999)

This county:

$51460
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $661 (lower quartile is $524, upper quartile is $837)
This county:

$661
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,300 (it was $113,700 in 2000)
Franklin:

$146,300
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,500 - $222,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $182,958
Here:

$182,958
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,506
Here:

$134,506
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $139,767
Here:

$139,767
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,479
Here:

$103,479
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,408
Here:

$132,408
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $52,888
Here:

$52,888
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,365
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $524

Institutionalized population: 7,895

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Franklin County, OH map from a distance

Health of residents in Franklin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
84.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
73.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.
20.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 4885 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2001: 5190 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2002: 5223 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 5727 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2004: 5220 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2005: 4446 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2006: 2707 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2007: 2094 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2008: 1286 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2009: 1464 buildings, average cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,067 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,635 (2.0%)

Franklin County household income distribution in 2009 Franklin County home values distribution Franklin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 28.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.4% for other race residents, 24.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
Franklin County:

17.7%
Ohio:

16.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.5% for American Indian residents, 28.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 24.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Columbus, Westerville, Upper Arlington, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg, Dublin, Grove City, Hilliard, Whitehall, Worthington.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43002Amlin940.13.214.329.912.8489.646.904.2319.80
43004Blacklick184120.10.112.855.8519.73153.525.752.8012.80
43016Dublin44652.308.924.899.18102.886.102.4511.75
43017Dublin197795.4010.55.7812.28116.986.403.1012.90
43026Hilliard1076117.609.045.419.66106.896.503.4011.80
43054New Albany31160.10.16.843.799.3135.94.802.407.60
43068Reynoldsburg718180.50.18.424.7812.8152.025.502.809.50
43081Westerville1648114.80.17.544.698.59113.955.502.709.40
43085Columbus1816369.9012.687.5517.01134.138.404.2016.30
43086Westerville94.312.342.051.2453.072.401.103.30
43109Brice420.53.49.327.487.6181.626.703.406.80
43110Canal Winchester3051120.111.737.0812.73108.468.004.4315.23
43119Galloway21234.50.17.684.896.5284.856.103.2010.60
43123Grove City64791.10.17.735.347.799.685.803.409.50
43125Groveport14586.90.113.658.1713.8101.099.004.3019.40
43126Harrisburg418.55.211.129.616.565910.405.2014.80
43201Columbus25173.60.17.593.759.87129.994.301.609.53
43202Columbus290152.90.17.124.3610.71150.514.402.508.00
43203Columbus4847.40.15.731.489.02157.32.400.108.30
43204Columbus29930.20.15.953.745.4591.644.302.307.75
43205Columbus4645.30.48.834.7411.65131.914.201.908.30
43206Columbus16835.30.26.394.446.0995.334.952.707.30
43207Columbus210125.30.212.056.8915.9131.966.904.1012.80
43209Columbus84548.70.16.54.036.6101.44.502.208.70
43210Columbus9030.70.16.122.526.54106.912.700.9013.90
43211Columbus7825.90.15.493.764.5783.374.302.806.70
43212Columbus391178.20.16.443.9212.4192.644.302.207.00
43213Columbus47979.60.110.616.2211.85111.627.003.0813.00
43214Columbus965129.70.19.245.3611.28122.085.902.9011.30
43215Columbus31973.20.16.323.518.52134.713.501.707.20
43216Columbus252321.14217.957.5136.923.105.5337.65
43217Columbus13160.94.223.014.1899.12.501.735.23
43218Columbus710.126.15.13.4957.215.902.239.30
43219Columbus100112.20.111.116.1717.49157.445.303.3011.00
43220Columbus113568.10.17.795.167.1391.525.903.0010.60
43221Columbus1100142.608.975.9310111.396.103.5011.00
43222Columbus1116.40.46.825.014.5466.526.302.988.45
43223Columbus10325.40.15.923.945.1987.734.602.207.20
43224Columbus301333.90.17.865.0819.58249.095.903.338.70
43226Columbus514.72.18.186.076.0473.847.602.2012.40
43227Columbus25076.70.110.337.428.8585.678.454.6013.20
43228Columbus48173.50.17.374.088.32112.844.802.339.05
43229Columbus671102.80.17.835.177.798.416.003.0010.50
43230Columbus976417.7011.535.8719.61170.076.303.1012.60
43231Columbus165460.17.224.277.84108.75.202.308.75
43232Columbus484142.80.117.919.8618.18101.4711.405.7025.00
43234Columbus418.12.49.287.46.5170.178.302.408.40
43235Columbus1016108.309.445.5710.05106.526.803.2012.10
43266Columbus99350.13.791.238.56226.11.100.601.73
43279Columbus110.410.410.410.4  10.403.058.23
43299Columbus13.13.13.13.1  3.101.232.68

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2005 air pollution in Franklin County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 35 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 85 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 45 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Scioto Downs (A), Hickory Hills Golf Course (B), Worthington Hills Country Club (C), Cedar Ridge Picnic Area (D), Indian Ridge Picnic Area (E), Little Darby Picnic Area (F), Shagbark Reservable Area (G), White Oak Reservable Area (H), Oakhurst Country Club (I), Thomapple Country Club (J), The Golf Club (K), Winding Hollow Country Club (L), Camp Mary Orton (M), Circle S Farms (N), Franklin County Sanitary Landfill (O), Peters Family Farms (P), Brown Township House (Q), Jefferson Township Fire Department Station 140 (R), Hamilton Township Fire Department Station 172 (S), Norwich Township Fire Department Station 82 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Olentangy Valley Centre Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Franklin County include: Concord Church (A), Salem Heights United Methodist Church (B), Green Hill Church (C), Main Chapel (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Taylor Station Church (F), Walnut Hill Church (G), Homeland Church (H), Christian Family Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alton Cemetery (1), Scioto Cemetery (2), Seeds Cemetery (3), Burnside Cemetery (4), Sunset Cemetery (5), Ebenezer Cemetery (6), Franklin Hills Memory Garden (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hoover Reservoir (A), Smith Pond (B), Timber Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gay Run (A), Big Run (B), Little Darby Creek (C), Hellbranch Run (D), Running Bear Run (E), George Creek (F), Schleppi Run (G), Plum Run North (H), Grove City Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Franklin County include: Bevelheimer Park (1), High Banks Metropolitan Park (2), Jefferson Community Park (3), Hoover Dam Park (4), Pickerington Ponds Wetlands Wildlife Refuge Park (5), South Branch Park (6), Darby Creek Metropolitan Park (7), Battelle Darby Creek Metropolitan Park (8), Worthington Hills Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Delaware County , Fairfield County , Licking County , Madison County , Pickaway County , Union County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 95,799
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 64,487 (32% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

6.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 28,000
  • 1990 to 1994: 10,745
  • 1985 to 1989: 7,055
  • 1980 to 1984: 5,490
  • 1975 to 1979: 3,550
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,583
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,729
  • 1965 to 1969: 5,335

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.7%

Franklin County marital status for males Franklin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 179,370 (23,231 second mortgage, 28,668 home equity loan, 1,002 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 48,035

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic153,40051
Evangelical Protestant144,147462
Mainline Protestant105,457230
Other42,560102
Black Protestant19,36354
Orthodox5,36011
None693,127-
Franklin County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Franklin County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 146
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 285
Franklin County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 730
This county:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 145 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $56,154
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $504.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.80%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,844
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,608
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.57%
Corn for grain: 15815 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4173 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 30124 harvested acres
Vegetables: 344 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14 acres

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 2152365.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/22/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from Franklin County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 282.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (10%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County (%):

  • German (20%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 443,818 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 54,100 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16,348 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 74 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 34 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 553 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 198 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,504 (0%)
  • Walked: 14,610 (3%)
  • Other means: 2,460 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 14,925 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Franklin County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 11,665 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5,796 people in nursing homes
  • 1,270 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 630 people in state prisons
  • 477 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 333 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 229 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 227 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 222 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 215 people in religious group quarters
  • 174 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 154 people in other group homes
  • 118 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 116 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 103 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 87 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 77 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 67 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 67 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 46 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 42 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 35 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Franklin County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 14,273 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,915 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,757 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 1,385 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 787 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 637 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 596 people in state prisons
  • 269 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 223 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 221 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 130 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,064.

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

3.39% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,127 average AGI)
2.31% relocated from other states ($18,035 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.31%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, OH  0.49% ($45,483 average AGI)
from Fairfield County, OH  0.33% ($35,584)
from Licking County, OH  0.28% ($33,138)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.19% ($38,154)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.12% ($30,454)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.12% ($38,240)
from Pickaway County, OH  0.11% ($30,223)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

2.79% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($21,093 average AGI)
2.67% relocated to other states ($24,426 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.67%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, OH  0.56% ($62,761 average AGI)
to Fairfield County, OH  0.35% ($38,099)
to Licking County, OH  0.30% ($42,809)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.13% ($33,019)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.12% ($38,274)
to Madison County, OH  0.10% ($40,245)
to Cook County, IL  0.10% ($51,309)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 125,180 (105,250 aged, 19,930 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15064.68
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 307.720
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45101.66

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1593.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 779.910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 62.87
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 111.020

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.38
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 7946.163

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 85.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 8.9
  • Other - 16.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.6
  • Suffocation - 24.0
  • Poisoning - 19.6
  • Fall - 2.9
  • Other - 5.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,138,190

Size of family households: 116,295 2-persons, 68,004 3-persons, 54,173 4-persons, 24,622 5-persons, 9,256 6-persons, 5,680 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 152,214 1-person, 37,420 2-persons, 5,819 3-persons, 2,294 4-persons, 873 5-persons, 331 6-persons, 254 7-or-more-persons.

165,808 married couples with children.
78,025 single-parent households (14,912 men, 63,113 women).

91.0% of residents of Franklin County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,603,491,000 ($7901 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,201,037,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,139,799,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,074,044,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,187,000
Federal grants: $3,613,880,000
Federal procurement contracts: $909,699,000 ($598,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $843,882,000 ($458,674,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $606,257,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,223,721,000
Federal Government insurance: $410,055,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 90,667
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 43,565
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23,343
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47,319
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 184.25 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 9,802
  • 2000 to 2004: 66,025
  • 1990 to 1999: 74,650
  • 1980 to 1989: 71,795
  • 1970 to 1979: 85,912
  • 1960 to 1969: 70,528
  • 1950 to 1959: 67,925
  • 1940 to 1949: 28,394
  • 1939 or earlier: 60,108
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 64
  • 2 rooms: 626
  • 3 rooms: 3,820
  • 4 rooms: 14,291
  • 5 rooms: 47,676
  • 6 rooms: 61,019
  • 7 rooms: 48,259
  • 8 rooms: 39,231
  • 9+ rooms: 34,627
  • 1 room: 6,315
  • 2 rooms: 17,730
  • 3 rooms: 32,823
  • 4 rooms: 53,034
  • 5 rooms: 42,258
  • 6 rooms: 23,032
  • 7 rooms: 8,105
  • 8 rooms: 3,630
  • 9+ rooms: 2,238
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 232
  • 1 bedroom: 3,517
  • 2 bedrooms: 41,701
  • 3 bedrooms: 132,965
  • 4 bedrooms: 64,188
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7,010
  • no bedroom: 7,674
  • 1 bedroom: 51,948
  • 2 bedrooms: 89,579
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,886
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,615
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,463
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 8,502
  • 1 vehicle: 72,249
  • 2 vehicles: 120,694
  • 3 vehicles: 36,599
  • 4 vehicles: 8,700
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,869
  • no vehicle: 29,154
  • 1 vehicle: 96,371
  • 2 vehicles: 51,110
  • 3 vehicles: 9,280
  • 4 vehicles: 1,968
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,282

48% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Ohio.

Franklin County:

47.8%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.2%)
  • Electricity (11.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (69.3%)
  • Electricity (28.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14,899
Here:

12.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,742
Here:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,051
Here:

19.9%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $24,653,000
    Regular Highways: $19,958,000
    Sewerage: $3,517,000
    Water Utilities: $1,953,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,034,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $316,781,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $288,597,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,291,000
    General - Other: $45,000,000
    Police Protection: $29,034,000
    Financial Administration: $27,462,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,961,000
    Regular Highways: $19,778,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,079,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,487,000
    Water Utilities: $1,458,000
    Sewerage: $1,366,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,275,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $767,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,132,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $14,295,000
    Regular Highways: $6,837,000
    General - Other: $6,689,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,758,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,811,000
    Sewerage: $1,260,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,228,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $898,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,293,000
    General - Other: $1,555,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,034,000
    Financial Administration: $999,000
    Police Protection: $605,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $423,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000
    Central Staff Services: $84,000
    General Public Building: $69,000
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $260,246,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $86,428,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,094,000
    Sewerage: $3,249,000
    Parking Facilities: $2,718,000
    Regular Highways: $633,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,570,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,668,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,216,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,282,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $123,856,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,759,000
    Rents: $1,993,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,700,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $484,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,804,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $193,091,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,826,000
    Highways: $37,177,000
    All Other: $36,179,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,324,000
  • Tax - Property: $333,844,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $84,777,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $19,524,000
    Other Selective Sales: $18,781,000
    Other License: $2,539,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,884,678,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,729,745,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $306,210,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,920,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,698,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $151,277,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,988,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,766,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,093,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $380,150,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,885,684,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 262 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7,041$135,4725,086$171,19021,565$172,373689$54,784100$1,782,9801,381$113,30326$49,731
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED423$133,286462$163,5521,996$159,942217$29,6314$327,500153$100,59525$39,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,025$120,512811$134,7997,220$157,3621,093$27,73321$629,524690$107,70981$43,481
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN682$130,814605$187,5343,996$162,802187$50,64217$946,471263$152,5553$73,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS136$115,838116$154,1901,177$157,06477$63,0393$1,952,00062$120,1295$35,200
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 220 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED992$183,457809$187,0847$140,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED247$173,352266$191,08620$92,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED157$195,439147$201,1224$163,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$179,20985$189,1410$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$145,16020$166,4005$60,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Franklin County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7,17178.7 years
John5,97672.9 years
William5,71772.8 years
Robert5,13770.2 years
James4,89870.1 years
Charles4,24772.7 years
Helen3,32980.2 years
George2,88474.7 years
Margaret2,65379.4 years
Ruth2,63879.1 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,68573.9 years
Miller1,70375.4 years
Johnson1,50872.9 years
Williams1,50873.6 years
Jones1,50573.7 years
Brown1,40273.6 years
Davis1,38174.8 years
Moore1,01873.5 years
Thompson89074.3 years
Wilson82874.7 years
Businesses in Franklin County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Jones New York18
ALDI11Journeys3
ALDO2Justice7
AMF Bowling2KFC29
AT&T24Kincaid6
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kmart4
Abercrombie Kids2Knights Inn4
Ace Hardware4Kohl's9
Advance Auto Parts27Kroger55
Aeropostale4La Quinta4
American Eagle Outfitters4La-Z-Boy3
Ann Taylor5Lane Bryant5
Apple Store2Lane Furniture6
Applebee's11LensCrafters8
Arby's24Little Caesars Pizza17
Ashley Furniture3Long John Silver's11
Audi2Lowe's10
AutoZone18Macy's8
Avenue4Marriott17
BMW2Marshalls5
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets51
Banana Republic3Maurices1
Barnes & Noble5Mazda3
Baskin-Robbins3McDonald's68
Bath & Body Works18Meijer8
Baymont Inn5Men's Wearhouse8
Bebe2Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond6Motel 66
Bentleymotors.Com1Motherhood Maternity9
Best Western5New Balance22
Blockbuster18New York & Co3
Brooks Brothers2Nike74
Brookstone3Nissan4
Budget Car Rental8Nordstrom1
Buffalo Wild Wings12OfficeMax8
Burger King31Old Navy6
Buybuy BABY1Olive Garden5
CVS51On The Border1
Cache1Outback3
Cambria1Outback Steakhouse3
CarMax1Pac Sun3
Caribou Coffee10Panda Express8
Casual Male XL5Panera Bread18
Catherines4Papa John's Pizza11
Charlotte Russe2Payless16
Chevrolet4Penske13
Chick-Fil-A6PetSmart6
Chico's3Pier 1 Imports5
Chipotle27Pizza Hut23
Chuck E. Cheese's3Plato's Closet5
Church's Chicken4Popeyes6
Cinnabon 3Pottery Barn2
Circle K11Pottery Barn Kids1
Clarion1Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Clarks1Quality3
Cold Stone Creamery10Quiznos5
Coldwater Creek4RadioShack20
Comfort Inn5Ramada1
Comfort Suites6Red Lobster5
Costco1Red Robin4
Cracker Barrel2Red Roof Inn9
Crate & Barrel1Rodeway Inn2
Curves11Ruby Tuesday6
DHL14Rue211
Dairy Queen26Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Days Inn5SAS Shoes2
Deb1SONIC Drive-In7
Decora Cabinetry18Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire7Sam's Club4
Domino's Pizza10Sears20
DressBarn2Sephora3
Dressbarn3Sheraton2
Dunkin Donuts6Skechers USA1
Econo Lodge2Sleep Inn1
Eddie Bauer2Spencer Gifts3
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel22
Express3Staples12
Extended Stay America6Starbucks68
Extended Stay Deluxe2Steak 'n Shake12
Famous Footwear7Subaru3
Fashion Bug5Subway64
FedEx193Super 85
Finish Line5T-Mobile44
Firestone Complete Auto Care21T.G.I. Driday's2
Foot Locker4T.J.Maxx5
Ford5Taco Bell37
Forever 213Talbots5
GNC24Target12
GameStop21The Athlete's Foot1
Gap3The Cheesecake Factory2
Goodwill2The Limited3
Gymboree4Tim Hortons48
H&M2Toyota4
H&R Block36Toys"R"Us6
Haagen-Dazs1Trader Joe's2
Havertys Furniture1Travelodge1
Haworth2True Value3
Hawthorn3U-Haul59
Hilton22UPS282
Hobby Lobby4Urban Outfitters1
Holiday Inn18Value City Furniture4
Hollister Co.3Vans5
Home Depot9Verizon Wireless13
HomeTown Buffet4Victoria's Secret6
Honda4Volkswagen3
Hot Topic3Waffle House14
Hyatt4Walgreens34
Hyundai4Walmart10
IHOP1Wendy's68
InTown Suites3Westin1
J. Jill2Wet Seal2
J.Crew2White Castle20
JCPenney4Whole Foods Market2
JoS. A. Bank5Wingate1
Johnny Rockets2YMCA11

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