City of Gahanna

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4000
(614) 342-4100 Fax

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Community Profile

Demographics

33,248 People (2010 Census)
5.6% Growth since 2000
22,459 of population over 25 yrs.

Median Age = 38.8 years old

76% of population over 18 years, 12.5% over 65 years


Diversity

Gahanna is one of the most diverse suburbs in Central Ohio

  • 82.7% White
  • 12.5% Black
  • 2.6% Asian
  • 1.4% Latino
 

Households

12,931 Households

Median Size = 2.6 people

69.17% Households are families

Median Household Income = $72,474

Median Home Value = $187,000

Average Home Sales Price = $210,000

 


Financial Institutions

Benchmark Bank

Chase

Fifth Third

First Federal Savings & Loan

Huntington

KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Key Bank

Key Bank

PNC Bank

Third Federal Savings & Loan

US Bank

Wesbanco Bank

 


Real Estate Full Tax Rates  

Municipal Income Tax Rate is 1.5%

Sales & Use Tax = 7.5%

Personal Property Tax

  • Gahanna-Jefferson = $113.43/$1,000 of assessed value
  • Gahanna-Columbus = $120.05/$1,000 of assessed value
 

Transportation  

Adjacent to Port Columbus International Airport

15 minutes from Rickenbacker Freight Airport

40 Different Air Freight Carrriers between both airports

Railroad: Conrail & CSX

Truck Lines 150 in county

Serviced by 5 highways

  • I-270
  • I-71
  • I-70
  • I-670
  • US 62

Education

Gahanna-Jefferson School District

  • 7 Elementary Schools
  • 3 Middle Schools
  • 1 High School

Columbus Academy

Gahanna Christian Academy

St. Matthews

Columbus State Branch

Everest Institute

 


Homes & Neighborhoods

13,577 Housing Units:

  • 9,759 Single Family*
  • 2,859 Multi-Unit*

*previous data. Awaiting new data. 

Homeowner vacancy rate: 1.2%
Rental vacancy Rate: 6.5%

30% of Units Built since 1990

99% of housing stock has:

  • Plumbing
  • Completed Kitchens
  • Air Conditioning

41 Active Civic Associations

Crime rate is less than 1% of the national average

  • Police reports on less than 7% of calls
  • Police call response time is 8 minutes
  • Fire Department call response time is under 4 minutes

Annual Events

May -- An Herbal Affair
            Herb Day

June-- Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival, (Visit Gahanna)

July-- Independence Day Celebration

September-- Community Flea Market (Gahanna Historical Society)

October-- Creepside Festival
                 Taste of Gahanna (Gahanna Chamber of Commerce)

November-- Holiday Lights (Visit Gahanna)


Parks & Recreation

Gahanna has more park space per capita than the rest of Central Ohio

Major Existing & Proposed Bikeways & Nature Paths

791 Acres of Parkland

Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve (50 Acres)

Recreation opportunities for Active Seniors, Adults and Youth

Dog Park at Pizzurro Park

The B.A.S.E at Shull Park (Bike and Skate Escape)


Business Incentives

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Tax Abatements

Office and Industrial Incentive (income Tax Rebate) Withholding

 

Industry & Employment (Workforce Distribution)

Management, Professional, & Related Occupation 46.5%

Service 10.1%

Sales & Office 29.7%

Construction, Extraction, & Maintenance 5.7%

Production, Transportation & Material 8.1%


Utility Services  

Electric:

American Electric Power

  • 138 KV Loop System

Natural Gas:

Columbia Gas of Ohio

  • Main feed size varies

Water Services
City of Columbus
  • Fire Suppression Pressure meets factory mutual requirements
  • Source: Hoover Reservoir & emergency supply backup from Alum Creek Reservoir
  • Treatment Type: Lime Softening
  • Treatment Cap = 185 MGD
  • Avg. Daily Usage = 135 MGD
 

Sewer Services

City of Columbus

Treatment Type: Tertiary

Treatment Cap = 185 MGD

Avg. Daily Flow = 85 MGD

Max. Daily Flow = 154 MGD


Land

12.43 Area in Square Miles

8051.20 acres

2677 persons per mile

4 Athletic complexes

52 Parks

17.1 Miles of Trails


Updated February 9, 2017