Columbus, OH 43217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 43217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, OH 43217

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH 43217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 56
  • Single Family Addresses: 869
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.826, Longitude -82.948
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus, OH 43217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,068
Population in Households 2,068
Population in Familes 1,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 517
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 615
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 468
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (11.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 533 (77.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $96,296
Average Home Value $108,537


Median Household Income $34,338
Average Household Income $42,894
Per Capita Income $12,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.0%
Households 0.75% 0.99%
Families 0.56% 0.88%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Columbus, OH 43217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 43217 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes 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 # 785 33rd
Population Density1 # 457 61st
Diversity Index2 # 110 91st
Median Household Income # 1045 11th
Per Capita Income # 1137 3rd

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