Obetz, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 5,196 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.7%
 
Males: 2,466  (47.5%)
Females: 2,730  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 43207.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,105 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Obetz:

$69,105
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,288 (it was $17,385 in 2000)

Obetz village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,932 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Obetz:

$144,932
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $113,788; detached houses: $125,188; mobile homes: $7,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $980.

March 2019 cost of living index in Obetz: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 42.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Obetz, OH (2019)
    • 4,07879.6%White alone
    • 55310.8%Black alone
    • 1953.8%Two or more races
    • 1923.7%Hispanic
    • 350.7%Asian alone
    • 320.6%American Indian alone

Races in Obetz detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Obetz, Ohio as of August 11, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Obetz is 1,512 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (14.9%), American (11.0%), English (5.1%), Irish (3.9%), Italian (3.9%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 755 feet

Land area: 3.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,379 people per square mile   (low).

Obetz, Ohio map

63 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,315 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,938 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (8.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Groveport, OH (1.8 miles ),
Blacklick Estates, OH (2.2 miles ),
Lockbourne, OH (2.2 miles ),
Bexley, OH (2.5 miles ),
Brice, OH (2.5 miles),
Whitehall, OH (2.6 miles ),
Canal Winchester, OH (2.7 miles ),
Grove City, OH (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.88 N, Longitude: 82.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,222 (+101.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 320 (12.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 614

Distribution of median household income in Obetz, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Obetz, OH in 2019

Property values in Obetz, OH

Obetz satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2016: 26 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2017: 42 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2019: 69 buildings, average cost: $228,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Obetz, OH residents
Average permit cost in Obetz, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Obetz, OH
Historical housing units in Obetz, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +810 (+25.6%).
Most common industries in Obetz, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Obetz, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)

Average climate in Obetz, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.7. This is about average.

City:

68.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.83. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0364. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0364
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Obetz-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the Obetz village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 2/22/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the village center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Obetz-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 3% 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 127.5 miles away from the city 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 174.0 miles away from Obetz center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 301.8 miles away from Obetz center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 151.5 miles away from Obetz center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Obetz 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) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Obetz topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Obetz:

  • SCIOTO COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • PRO HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GROVEPORT, OH)
  • FMC - COLUMBUS SOUTHSIDE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • BARIX CLINICS OF OHIO, LLC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GROVEPORT, OH)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF COLUMBUS SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • DIVERSIFIED HEALTH MANAGEMENT, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • FMCNA - REGENCY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)

Amtrak station near Obetz:

  • 7 miles: COLUMBUS (111 EAST TOWN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Obetz:

  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 5 miles; Columbus, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,896)
  • Capital University (about 6 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Franklin University (about 7 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 7 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 9 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 50,395)
  • Otterbein University (about 18 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Obetz: Obetz Industrial Park (A), Columbus Motor Speedway (B), Obetz City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Obetz: Obetz United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Obetz Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn (4870 Old Rathmell Ct).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Obetz and their reported violations in the past:

REESE COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-30-2009 to MAY-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

72.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Obetz:

Marital status in Obetz, OH
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Obetz:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Obetz
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Obetz, OH (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic153,40051
Evangelical Protestant144,147462
Mainline Protestant105,457230
Other42,560102
Black Protestant19,36354
Orthodox5,36011
None693,127-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Franklin County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Franklin County:

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
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 730
Franklin County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Obetz:

51.8%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.1%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Obetz:

22.2%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Obetz:

7.9%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Obetz:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Obetz:

35.3%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

60.2%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Obetz, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$107,187$67,6970$0
Other Government Administration 11$59,226$64,6107$4,930
Streets and Highways 6$30,900$61,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,742$29,22613$10,770
Water Supply 3$12,785$51,1400$0
Financial Administration 3$17,048$68,1920$0
Gas Supply 2$8,523$51,1380$0
Electric Power 1$4,260$51,1200$0
Welfare 1$2,735$32,8202$1,984
Police - Other 1$3,930$47,1600$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,484$89,8080$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,532
Totals for Government 52$263,820$60,88223$19,217

Obetz government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $13,156,000 ($2531.95)
    Electric Utilities: $2,653,000 ($510.59)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,878,000 ($938.80)
    General - Other: $2,685,000 ($516.74)
    Police Protection: $2,114,000 ($406.85)
    Sewerage: $1,768,000 ($340.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,398,000 ($269.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,098,000 ($211.32)
    Gas Utilities: $924,000 ($177.83)
    Central Staff Services: $845,000 ($162.63)
    General Public Buildings: $514,000 ($98.92)
    Regular Highways: $493,000 ($94.88)
    Financial Administration: $383,000 ($73.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $365,000 ($70.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($52.54)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($4.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($34.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $230,000 ($44.26)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $32,000 ($6.16)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $158,000 ($30.41)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($3.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,171,000 ($610.28)
    Gas Utilities: $350,000 ($67.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($6.74)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($4.04)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.96)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.58)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,697,000 ($903.96)

Obetz government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,808,000 ($347.96)
    Other: $391,000 ($75.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $302,000 ($58.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $756,000 ($145.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000 ($56.00)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($14.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($13.66)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($2.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,351,000 ($1029.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,592,000 ($306.39)
    Gas Utilities: $599,000 ($115.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,473,000 ($668.40)
    Highways: $247,000 ($47.54)
    Other: $164,000 ($31.56)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $8,818,000 ($1697.07)
    Other License: $428,000 ($82.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000 ($61.20)
    Property: $179,000 ($34.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000 ($2.50)

Obetz government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,005,000 ($4812.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000,000 ($3079.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,645,000 ($1856.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $640,000 ($123.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000,000 ($384.91)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,500,000 ($288.68)

Obetz government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $408,000 ($78.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,585,000 ($5501.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,229,000 ($621.44)

5.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Delaware County, OH  0.51% ($74,817 average AGI)
from Fairfield County, OH  0.37% ($44,959)
from Licking County, OH  0.30% ($44,073)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Delaware County, OH  0.68% ($93,459 average AGI)
to Fairfield County, OH  0.45% ($52,118)
to Licking County, OH  0.37% ($54,974)
Businesses in Obetz, OH
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Obetz:

  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMNI (920 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCOL (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVKO (1580 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Obetz:

  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKX (107.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCD (101.1 FM; GROVE CITY, OH; Owner: FUN WITH RADIO, LLC)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W272AT (102.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCVO (104.9 FM; GAHANNA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO)
  • WAZU (107.1 FM; CIRCLEVILLE, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Obetz:

  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • W23BZ (Channel 23; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WCPX-LP (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Obetz fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Obetz fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 85.4mTotal length
  • 492,235Total average daily traffic
  • 56,496Total average daily truck traffic
  • 574,239Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Obetz, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Obetz, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Obetz)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 39.875056 Lon: -83.957722, Call Sign: KD44460,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz, 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 5101 Groveport Road (Lat: 39.872250 Lon: -82.942111), Call Sign: WQBD269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 464.137 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 09/23/2014, Expiration Date: 09/22/2024, Certifier: Penny A Seward, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 5090 Groveport Road (Lat: 39.867500 Lon: -82.934167), Call Sign: WQBV800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 12/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 2320 Mcgaw Rd (Lat: 39.867222 Lon: -82.942500), Call Sign: WQNK407,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 457.037 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2011, Expiration Date: 03/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2021, Certifier: Bryan C Koons, Registrant: B & C Communications, 1330 Stimmel Raod, Columbus, OH 43223, Phone: (614) 276-5552, Fax: (614) 276-0580, Email:
  • 3880 Grove Port Road (Lat: 39.887556 Lon: -82.953500), Call Sign: WQXB540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz, 451.675 MHz, 456.675 MHz, 456.675 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2016, Expiration Date: 01/21/2026, Certifier: Challenge Sibotshiwe, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Lat: 39.867444 Lon: -82.947139, Call Sign: WQYJ618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2016, Expiration Date: 10/18/2026, Certifier: Jim Robben, Registrant: Electrocomm Columbus Corp., 2967 Switzer Ave., Columbus, OH 43219, Phone: (614) 257-0544, Fax: (614) 257-0486, Email:
  • Lat: 39.870444 Lon: -82.948972, Call Sign: WRED999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.193 MHz, 456.193 MHz, 456.568 MHz, 462.481 MHz, 467.481 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2019, Expiration Date: 09/28/2029, Certifier: Mike Bryant, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.883389 Lon: -82.899889), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNC864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 03/16/2022, Registrant: Village Of Obetz, 2465 Stegner Rd, Obetz, OH 43207, Phone: (614) 491-5733, Email:
  • OBETZ, 2051 Broehm Road (Lat: 39.871111 Lon: -82.950278), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQQV996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 03/13/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. Rm. 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA8SYO, Licensee ID: L01364640, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 03/05/2028, Certifier: Claudia M Krist, Registrant: Claudia M Krist, 1031 Esther Drive, Obetz, OH 43207
  • Call Sign: N8EKO, Previous Call Sign: KA8OGQ, Licensee ID: L00483045, Grant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2014, Registrant: Charles N Hess, 2318 Bridlewood Blvd, Obetz, OH 43207
  • Call Sign: WB8OTH, Licensee ID: L00178835, Grant Date: 12/16/2020, Expiration Date: 02/12/2031, Certifier: Perry A Yantis, Registrant: Perry A Yantis, 1850 Lisle Ave, Obetz, OH 43207
  • Call Sign: KD8NED, Licensee ID: L01549140, Grant Date: 02/22/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2010, Certifier: Steven L Wollerman, Registrant: Steven L Wollerman, 2410 Bridlewood Blvd, Obetz, OH 43207
  • Call Sign: K8AEH, Previous Call Sign: KD8NED, Licensee ID: L01549140, Grant Date: 03/13/2020, Expiration Date: 05/07/2030, Certifier: Steven L Wollerman, Registrant: Steven L Wollerman, 2410 Bridlewood Blvd, Obetz, OH 43207

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$93,8094$59,27045$99,1552$14,7702$76,7450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$71,3400$04$106,2881$11,5300$01$37,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$87,6732$66,29522$104,2254$21,6180$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$201,7700$017$96,0091$22,3400$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$012$88,8740$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0095.20

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$100,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$119,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0095.20

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Obetz, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Obetz, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 17 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Obetz, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (70.2%), and Outside Fires (16.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Obetz, OH
    • 7370.2%Structure Fires
    • 1716.3%Outside Fires
    • 1413.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Obetz, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Obetz, OH
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Obetz, OH
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity


Obetz compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Obetz on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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