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Powell, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Powell had a population of 13,161 as of July 1, 2017. Powell 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 Powell is located at latitude 40.1687 and longitude -83.0788 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powell (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Powell (GNIS ID: 2396264) 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 Powell is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powell: Powell Station.

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


Total Population 13,161
Daytime Population: Workers 3,763
Daytime Population: Residents 6,524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,287
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 13,161
Population in Familes 12,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,646
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $140,792
Average Household Income $167,374
Per Capita Income $54,829


Total Housing Units 4,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,002 (90.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 306 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $365,007
Average Home Value $411,935


Total Households 4,308
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 3,704
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 1.68% 1.88%
Households 1.58% 1.86%
Families 1.73% 1.78%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Powell, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell 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 # 141 88th
Population Density # 131 89th
Diversity Index # 193 84th
Median Household Income # 14 99th
Per Capita Income # 36 97th

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