Worthington is a city in the Franklin County of Ohio in the United States. It is a suburb situated in the northern part of larger Columbus. The population as per the 2010 census was 13,575. The city was founded in the year 1803 by the Scioto Company led by James Kilbourne, who was later elected to the United States House of Representatives, and who later became the governor of Ohio.
As per the United States Census Bureau, the total area of the city of Worthington is 5.63 square miles. 5.55 square miles is land and 0.08 square miles is water. Both the cities of Riverlea and Worthington form the shape of Columbus. The important highways that pass through or that are adjacent to the city of Worthington include the Ohio State Route 161, the Interstate 270, the Ohio State Route 315, the United States Route 23, Interstate 71 and the Ohio State Route 710 pass located to the eastern side of the city.
Barring a small border shared with Perry Township (Brookside Estates) on the western side, the city of Worthington is completely surrounded by Columbus. Western Worthington includes a small part of what used to be Linworth. Worthington is also home to the Linworth Alternative Program School.
Worthington Ohio Population Information / Statistics
As per the population census was taken in the year 2010, there were 13,575 people, 5,691 households, and 3,874 families residing totally in the city of Worthington. The population density was approximately 2,445.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were around 5,940 housing units in the city, placed at an average density of approximately 1,070.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city consisted of –
• 93.0% White,
• 2.2% African American,
• 2.3% Asian,
• 0.5% from other races, and
• 2.0% from two or more races.
The median age of people in Worthington was around 44.9 years. 23.2% of Worthington’s residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were between the ages of 25 and 44; 30.7% ranged from 45 to 64, and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender break-up of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female, which means that there were more females than males in the city of Worthington.
Worthington Ohio Crime Statistics
Reported Annual Crime in Worthington
Statistic Reported Incidents Worthington /100k people Ohio /100k people National /100k people
Murder 2 14 6 5
Rape 2 14 50 42
Robbery 3 20 96 98
Assault 4 27 142 249
Violent Crime 11 75 298 383
Burglary 27 184 502 430
Theft 227 1545 1743 1694
Vehicle theft 13 88 174 237
Property crime 267 1817 2419 2362
This table provides a complete overview of all the reported crimes in the city Worthington, OH for the year 2018. It contains the sum of the recorded criminal acts in the city of Worthington. For the purpose of comparison, each offense has also been shown in regards to the number of offenses committed per 100,000 people. Along with this, they have been separated into multiple categories such as violent crimes, property crimes, etc.
The above-mentioned crime data reveals that the overall crime rates of Worthington, OH are 30% lower than in comparison to Ohio. The crime rate is 31% lower than the overall nation's crime rate. With regard to violent offenses, Worthington has a rate that is 75% lower than the average of Ohio State. Compared to the whole of the United States, Worthington’s crime rate is 80% lower. Regarding crimes involving property, Worthington’s crime rate is still 25% lower than its state Ohio’s mean crime rate, and 23% lower than the mean average of the United States. All in all, Worthington is a pretty safe place to live in and its residents have expressed their feeling of security living there for many years.
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