Pickerington, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pickerington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Pickerington had a population of 20,631 as of July 1, 2016. Pickerington 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 Pickerington is located at latitude 39.893 and longitude -82.7723 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pickerington (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Pickerington are located in Fairfield County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Franklin County.

The City of Pickerington (GNIS ID: 2396197) 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 Pickerington is located within Township of Violet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pickerington 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 Pickerington: Jacksonville, Pickering.

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


Total Population 20,631
Population in Households 20,625
Population in Familes 18,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,109
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 6,988
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 5,450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,271 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,717 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $195,744
Average Home Value $215,026


Median Household Income $87,878
Average Household Income $94,223
Per Capita Income $32,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 1.58%
Households 1.86% 1.54%
Families 1.82% 1.44%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Pickerington, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pickerington 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 # 82 93rd
Population Density1 # 237 81st
Diversity Index2 # 88 93rd
Median Household Income # 57 95th
Per Capita Income # 165 87th

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