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Pataskala, Ohio - Basic Facts

Pataskala is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Pataskala.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Licking County at latitude 39.9956 and longitude -82.6743. Licking County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pataskala (see map) encompass a land area of 28.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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Pataskala, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,241
Population in Households 15,151
Population in Familes 12,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 533
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 5,686
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,495 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,192 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 283 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $167,605
Average Home Value $181,824


Median Household Income $62,273
Average Household Income $75,200
Per Capita Income $27,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.52%
Households 0.41% 0.49%
Families 0.67% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


Pataskala, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pataskala to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 120 90th
Population Density1 # 1003 17th
Diversity Index2 # 199 84th
Median Household Income # 189 84th
Per Capita Income # 286 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.