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New Albany

New Albany, Ohio

  •   State: 
    Franklin County
    New Albany
      County all: 
    Franklin | Licking | Delaware
      County FIPS: 
    39049 | 39089 | 39041
    40°4′43″N 82°49′14″W
      Area total: 
    16.82 sq mi (43.57 km²)
      Area land: 
    16.65 sq mi (43.13 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.17 sq mi (0.44 km²)
    1,024 ft (312 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Columbus, OH
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    650.03 residents per square mile of area (250.98/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

New Albany is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, located 15 miles (24 km) northeast of the state capital of Columbus. Founded in 1837, it is now a growing suburb in the Columbus metropolitan area. Most of the city is located in Franklin County and a small portion extends into adjacent Licking County. New Albany is situated in the headwaters of the Rocky Fork, a tributary of Big Walnut Creek. The 2009 Fathima Rifqa Bary controversy occurred in New Albany and made national headlines. In 2008, the New Albany Mill closed 119 years after its downtown opening. The original sawmill had been converted to a hardware store and was a staple in the lives of many of the residents of New Albany. The New Albany Links golf course (designed by Barryafin) is in the north-central section, along with Bevelhy Park and the northeast section. The city is divided into many new subdivisions of Dublin-Granville Road: Asbury Ridge, Hampstead and Hampstead. The northwest section houses New Albany Schools and the performing arts center. The northeast section contains the Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital and the headquarters of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. The south-central part contains the remainder of the golf course, with the rest mostly residential. In the southwest section is the New. Albany Country Club, much of the club's golf course and Market Square. The first annual New Albany Founders' Day Celebration was held in 1976.


The land that was to become the city was founded in the center of Plain Township in 1837 by Nobel Landon and William Yantis. One theory about the name "New Albany" is that some of the original settlers migrated from the Albany, New York, area. In 1856, New Albany was incorporated with a population of 50, and the first mayor (S. Ogden) was elected. The Wilkins Lumber Mill, later renamed the New Albany Mill, opened in 1881. In 1922, Mrs. Edward Babbitt was elected the first female mayor of New Albany. The 2009 Fathima Rifqa Bary controversy occurred in New Albany and made national headlines. State Route 161 and access to 161 from I-270 was reconfigured around this time, allowing freeway access into and out of town. The first annual New Albany Founders' Day Celebration was held in 1976. As late as 1980, the census only listed 414 residents in the village. In 2008, the New Amsterdam Mill closed 119 years after its downtown opening. The original sawmill had been converted to a hardware store and was a staple in the lives of many of the residents of NewAlbion. In the 1990s, the expansion of the Les Wexner clothing empire and construction of his mansion led to the growth of the city's population. The New Albany mill closed in 2008, and was replaced by a new hardware store, which opened in 2009. The town has also been known by the name of "Hope".


New Albany is located in northeastern Franklin County at 40°443N 82°4914W (40.078643, 82.820618), with a portion extending east into Licking County. The city is situated in the headwaters of the Rocky Fork, a tributary of Big Walnut Creek. The village has a total area of 15.4 square miles (39.8 km²), of which 15.2 square miles are land and 0.15 sq miles (0.4 km²) is water. New Albany is home to the New Albany Country Club, much of the club's golf course (designed by Jack Nicklaus), and Market Square. The New Albany Links golf course and the surrounding neighborhoods are in the north-central section, along with Bevelhymer Park and the headquarters of Justice. The northeast section contains the Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital and the new headquarters of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. It is located northeast of Columbus at an elevation of 1,024 feet (312 m) According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the village has an estimated population of 2,715 (2,816 in metric tons) New Albany has a population of 3,716 (3,814 in metric tonnes) and a population growth rate of 0.7% (0,717 in mm) in the last decade. It has an average population of 4,722 (4,822 in mm), and an average rainfall of 1.2 inches (4.4 inches) per year.


As of the census of 2010, there were 7,724 people, 2,406 households, and 2,138 families living in the village. The median home value is $494,600 and the median household income is $203,194. 75.4% of New Albany residents over the age of 25 are college graduates. New Albany has a sizable Jewish population, second only to Bexley, Ohio, in central Ohio. The village is home to the Jewish Day School, the Chabad Center for a Tomorrow Tomorrow, and central Ohio's newest Jewish Community Center. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.30, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The racial makeup of the village was 94.18% White, 1.56% African American, 0.32% Native American, 2.75% Asian, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population. About 1.2% of families were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and none of those 65 or over. The. median income for a household in the. village was $102,180, and the. median incomes for a family was $119,171. For every 100 females, there. were 98.0 males. There were 1,424 housing units at an average density of 159.5 per square mile (61.6/km²).


Abercrombie & Fitch is the leading employer within the city boundaries. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. announced plans to move their corporate headquarters (and almost 400 corporate employees) from the south side of Columbus to New Albany. Other employers in the city include Discover Financial Services, Aetna Life Insurance, American Electric Power, UBS, New Albany-Plain Local School District, and the Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital. Facebook opened a data center in New Albany in 2020. Google has broken ground on its own data center. Intel plans to build the world's largest semiconductor fabrication plant on 926 acres of land that was approved to be annexed into the city. Construction began in September 2022, and is scheduled to be completed in late 2025. The New Albany Market Square, a popular community gathering place in the center of the city, is home to many businesses, including Starbucks, Learning Express and New Albany Realty. New Albany Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library is located in the New Albany neighborhood of Columbus. The city is located on the Ohio Turnpike, which runs through the city's downtown area. The turnpike is one of the busiest roads in the state, running from Columbus to Cincinnati. It is also the busiest highway in Ohio, passing through the towns of Columbus, Youngstown, and Youngstown. It also passes through the town of New Albany, which is located to the north of Columbus and the town's eastern edge. The town's largest employer is Ohio State University, which has a campus in the town.

Arts and culture

The New Albany community has shown strong support for the performing arts. The New Albany Symphony Orchestra and the New Albany Ballet Company are located in the city. The Taste of New Albany is an annual culinary event that draws thousands to Market Square in downtown New Albany to sample (for an entry fee) food from dozens of restaurants. Each May since 1976, New Albany residents celebrate Founders Day with a parade, festival, rides, vendors and street performers. The event was named the country's best walking event in 2008 by Walk magazine, and is now the country’s largest walk-only race. The related Family Day has many activities, including a concert, amusement rides, and displays of animals from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The USEF/FEI-sanctioned equestrian event held each September since 1998 on the estate of Les Wexner and his wife Abigail, founder of the event, raises money for the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence. The group New Hollow is based in New Albany; the members of the band met in the school. The nonprofit Healthy New Albany and opened the Philip Heit Center for healthy New Albany in 2008. The city has been home to the U.S. Open and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. The Ohio State University has a team that competes in the Division I Women's Basketball Championships every year. The team is known as the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the women's team has been known to compete in the NCAA Women's Championship.


New Albany is a part of Ohio's 12th congressional district. The district is currently represented by congressman Troy Balderson. New Albany is located in the central part of the state. The city has a population of about 1,000 people. It is located on the Ohio Turnpike, which runs through New Albany.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio = 12.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 49. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 70. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in New Albany = 5.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 10,825 individuals with a median age of 36.1 age the population grows by 55.71% in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 650.03 residents per square mile of area (250.98/km²). There are average 2.88 people per household in the 2,009 households with an average household income of $129,006 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.40% of the available work force and has dropped -4.56% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.48%. The number of physicians in New Albany per 100,000 population = 293.9.


The annual rainfall in New Albany = 38.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 27.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 137. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 176. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 20.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio which are owned by the occupant = 66.69%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 9 years with median home cost = $255,220 and home appreciation of -9.90%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $14.55 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,689 per student. There are 18.2 students for each teacher in the school, 278 students for each Librarian and 462 students for each Counselor. 5.72% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 31.68% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 19.79% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • New Albany's population in Franklin County, Ohio of 10,436 residents in 1900 has increased 1,04-fold to 10,825 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.19% female residents and 49.81% male residents live in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio.

    As of 2020 in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio are married and the remaining 27.89% are single population.

  • 27.7 minutes is the average time that residents in New Albany require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.94% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.33% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 5.70% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio, 66.69% are owner-occupied homes, another 16.74% are rented apartments, and the remaining 16.57% are vacant.

  • The 35.78% of the population in New Albany, Franklin County, Ohio who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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