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 = 39.4 years old

72.4% of population over 18 years, 11.8% over 65 years


Diversity

Gahanna is one of the most diverse suburbs in Central Ohio

  • 82.1% White
  • 11.2% Black
  • 2.6% Hispanic
  • 3.1% Asian
 

Households

13,037 Households

Median Size = 2.54 people

70.2% households are families

Median Household Income = $70,200

Median home value = $185,100

Median rent is $682

Average age of housing is 22 years


Financial Institutions

Benchmark Bank

Chase

Fifth Third

Heartland Bank

Huntington National

Huntington

KEMBA Credit Union

Key Bank

National City

Park National

Powerco Credit Union

Telhio Credit Union

Wesbanco Bank

US Bank


Taxation  

Municipal Income Tax Rate is 1.5%

Sales & Use Tax = 7.00%

Personal Property Tax

  • Gahanna-Jefferson = $95.88/1000
  • Gahanna-Columbus = $101.39/1000
 

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

Bryman College

Mount Vernon Nazarene University


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, Herb Festival Weekends

June, Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival

July 4th, Freedom Festival

September, Community Flea Market

October, Taste of Gahanna

November, Holiday Lights


Parks & Recreation

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

Major Existing & Proposed Bikeways & Nature Paths

725 Acres of Parkland

Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve (50 Acres)

City Recreation Program

Dog Park

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


Business Incentives

Tax Increment Financing

Tax Abatements

Office and Industrial Incentive Rebate

 

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

12.58 square miles

8051.20 acres

2677 persons per mile

4 Athletic complexes

4 Community Parks

9 Neighborhood parks (.5 mile recreational service area)

12 Mini parks (.25 miles or less)


Gahanna Developments  
An application for cleanup of Bedford Landfill has been submitted to CORF for $3,000,000

Updated May 29, 2012