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Powell, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Powell had a population of 12,971 as of July 1, 2016. Powell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Powell is located at latitude 40.1687 and longitude -83.0788 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powell (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Powell (GNIS ID: 2396264) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Powell is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powell: Powell Station.

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Powell, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,971
Population in Households 12,971
Population in Familes 12,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,608
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 4,215
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 3,625
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,912 (89.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $371,327
Average Home Value $415,602


Median Household Income $137,586
Average Household Income $163,138
Per Capita Income $52,979
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.71% 1.84%
Households 1.49% 1.72%
Families 1.65% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Powell, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 144 88th
Population Density1 # 131 89th
Diversity Index2 # 195 84th
Median Household Income # 12 99th
Per Capita Income # 33 97th

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