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New Albany

The city of New Albany, Ohio is in portions of both Franklin and Licking Counties north east of Columbus. It is an affluent community and suburb of the greater Columbus area with unique neighborhoods, quiet streets and friendly residents. The city spans 11.70 square miles, sits at the headwaters of Rocky Fork Creek and has the 12th highest per capita income in the state. Three water ways run through the city, Rocky Fork Rose Run, Blacklick Creek and Rocky Fork Sugar Run. New Albany has been home to many notable people, such as Olympic Swimmer David Wharton, former racer and team owner Bobby Rahal and author Julia DeVillers.
Founded by William Yantis and Nobel Landon, the Plain Township encompassed the land that would one day be New Albany. Early in its history the settlement was also known as Hope. However, the name New Albany, which is believed to have been derived from settlers moving to the area from Albany New York, is the name that remained and became official. Land in the township was divided into 50 ft by 100 ft lots and sold to arriving settlers. By 1865 the settlement of New Albany had grown to population of 50 residents and was incorporated. The town remained small up through 1980 with only 414 residents. But growth began in earnest in the 1990s and today there is an estimated residency of over 8,500 people.

According to the United States Census of 2000, New Albany was home to 3,711 residents spread across 1,263 households giving the city a population density of 415.7 people per square mile. However, the census of 2010 revealed growth in the city as the population rose to 7,724 residents giving the city a population density of 668.2 people per square mile. The estimated population in 2013 has continued the upward trend topping out at 8,829 residents. According to the 2000 census the median household income in New Albany was $102,180 and the median family income was $119,171. According to, in 2012 the median household income was $159,322 revealing and upward trend in income for the city that coordinates with the rise in population.

Three main roads cross the city U.S. Route 62 (Johnstown Road), U.S. Ohio Route 605 and Dublin-Granville. These roads divide the city into six sections and each section has its own features and atmosphere. The southwest section is home to the New Albany Country Club and Market Square. The south-central square is primarily residential. The southeast section is home to the Wexner estate. The northeast section is home to the Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital and the HQ of Bob Evans Restaurant chain. The north-central section has the HQ of Tween Brands and the New Albany Links golf course. And lastly, the Northwest section is home to the performing arts center and the New Albany schools. Homes for sale in New Albany range from starter homes and fixer uppers through luxurious estate properties. Rental opportunities include apartments of all sizes and styles, houses and multi-family structures such as duplexes. Other real estate options include town houses and condominiums for sale or lease. Local realtors await to assist you find the home of your dreams in beautiful New Albany.

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    Number of households 7,140
    Household Avg. Income 137,308
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    Population 19,388
    Population Density 897
    Median Age 36
    Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $382,255
    Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 15 years
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