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Demographics

The population of Grove City has been increasing since it was established in 1852. Similar to many Central Ohio suburbs, the population increased rapidly during the 1960s and 1970s and has continued to see steady growth.

  • For detailed social, economic and housing information, including demographic and housing estimates, view the Community Profile.
YearTotal PopulationPopulation Change% Change in Population
1870143N/AN/A
188027212990%
1900656384141%
191083718128%
1920905688%
19301,54664171%
19401,78724116%
19502,33955231%
19608,1075,768247%
197013,9115,80472%
198016,7322,82120%
199019,6612,92918%
200028,7089,04746%
201035,5786,87024%
202042,7667,18820%

MORPC 2020 Estimate - MORPC Resolution 16 to19

Transportation/Access

Ground Travel & Logistics

The City is located at the intersection of two of central Ohio's most traveled corridors, I-71 and I-270.

  • Approximately nine miles of freeway frontage and three interchanges offers convenient business and resident access to the region's transportation network.
  • Located within ten minutes of I-70 and I-670.
  • Conveniently located between Rickenbacker International Airport and Bolton Field and within 17 miles of John Glenn International Airport.

Air Travel & Logistics

  • John Glenn International Airport, 17 miles northwest of Grove City, is the region's leading passenger airport facility, serving seven million passengers per year. This facility is home to 11 airlines and their regional affiliates, with over 153 daily nonstop flights to 32 destinations. The remaining domestic and major international markets flown out of John Glenn International are accessible through a one-stop service.
  • Rickenbacker International Airport, less than 14 miles from Grove City, is a first-class cargo airport offering high-speed logistical movement of goods with complementary services and support facilities, including a foreign trade zone.
  • Bolton Field Airport, a premier general aviation airport serving corporate and privately owned aircraft, is within five miles of Grove City.