Columbus, OH 43221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 43221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, OH 43221

Acceptable Alternative
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
Upper Arlngtn, OH 43221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 954
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,918
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 621
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.015, Longitude -83.069
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus, OH 43221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,789
Population in Households 32,677
Population in Familes 25,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density1 3,587
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 14,040
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,617
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,781 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,259 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 848 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $254,654
Average Home Value $320,312


Median Household Income $83,277
Average Household Income $113,273
Per Capita Income $48,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 1.06%
Households 0.73% 1.04%
Families 0.55% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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 43221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 43221 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 # 81 93rd
Population Density1 # 90 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 284 76th
Median Household Income # 41 97th
Per Capita Income # 24 98th

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