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Pataskala, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Pataskala had a population of 15,890 as of July 1, 2017. Pataskala ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Pataskala is located at latitude 40.0104 and longitude -82.7147 in Licking County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pataskala (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Licking County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The City of Pataskala (GNIS ID: 1086476) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pataskala population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Pataskala, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,890
Daytime Population: Workers 4,817
Daytime Population: Residents 7,710
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 15,800
Population in Familes 13,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 553
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $67,794
Average Household Income $77,831
Per Capita Income $28,598


Total Housing Units 6,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,639 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,273 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $177,297
Average Home Value $199,795


Total Households 5,912
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,411
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.76%
Households 0.67% 0.73%
Families 0.77% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Pataskala, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pataskala to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 118 90th
Population Density # 995 18th
Diversity Index # 194 84th
Median Household Income # 195 84th
Per Capita Income # 339 72nd

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