Powell

Powell, Ohio
Population: 9,000+ est. – Delaware County

Powell Ohio Real Estate Market

Powell, Ohio is a small semi-rural suburban, primarily residential community located in southern Delaware County, 15 miles north of Downtown Columbus. Powell residents have easy access to other Central Ohio communities via I270 and SR 315, a popular scenic route along the Olentangy River. Nestled between the Olentangy and Scioto Rivers, Powell is a beautiful place to live. Powell’s residents can access one of the the most popular dining, shopping and entertainment destinations in Central Ohio, the Polaris Fashion Place mall area within minutes because Powell Road turns into Polaris Parkway going East.  Downtown Columbus is about 25 minutes via I270 & I315 and Easton Town Center is approximately 20 east on I270.

Powell is a very family oriented community consisting of white collar professionals. Homes are mostly found in upscale residential neighborhoods, with lots of green space, walking paths, access to parks and the quaint village of Powell consisting of small shops and restaurants. The population of Powell has exploded, growing from approximately 400 in the 1980’s to over 9,000 today, creating a building boom during the past couple decades.

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Powell homes for sale average over $300k which makes it more expensive than many surrounding communities in the Olentangy School District. Powell real estate primarily consists of single-family homes and luxury homes on spacious lots, with prices ranging from the low $100s to well over $1 million. Compare Powell home sales prices to other Central Ohio communities.

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Powell Real Estate Sales Values

 

#SFM Homes Sold Lowest Price Average Price Highest Price
2005 425 $118,000 $413,013 $1,550,000
2006 430 $70,000 $417,045 $1,995,000
2007 383 $69,900 $407,430 $1,995,000
# of Condos Sold Lowest Price Average Price Highest Price
2005 166 $98,500 $212,418 $560,000
2006 88 $58,000 $226,139 $575,000
2007 106 $114,000 $225,039 $515,271

Schools

Schools

Powell residents are served by the Olentangy Local School District, which serves most of Southern Delaware County including Lewis Center.  Olentangy Schools consists of 15 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools. In response to a population explosion in the school district during the past couple decades, Olentangy has opened many new schools and plans to open several more in the near future to best meet the needs of the communities it serves. Career and Technical education is provided by the Delaware Career Center. While being a rapidly growing district, quality has not been comprimised; on it’s 2008-2009 District Report Card Olentangy Local Schools achieved an “Excellent with Distinction” rating and met 105.1 out of 120 performance index points.

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

In 2000 Powell began an initiative to offer Parks and Rec programing to best meet the needs of its expanding community. Yearly, more classes and activities have been offered and the program continues to improve their service to the residents of Powell. Several area parks and playgrounds are accessible to the public; a community pool and various other recreational options are also available. The Village has also adopted a walkways and bikeways plan that will link all neighborhoods with the downtown area. Boating, fishing and camping enthusiasts have several options available to them from various nearby rivers, Alum Creek Reservoir located just to the north in Alum Creek State Park.

North Orange Park is a part of Orange Township Parks and Recreation and is located in Lewis Center, just on the edge of Powell. It is in close proximity for Powell residents to enjoy all the amenities this park offers including: an aquatic center, playgrounds, athletic fields, walking trails, basketball courts, in-line skating park, skate park, sports court, neighborhood park, picnic shelters, ice skating and fishing in the pond, ampitheatre, sledding hill, sand volleyball & more.

The Powell YMCA offers many opportunities for activities, classes, swimming lessons, and fitness programs. This is a new, state-of-the-art facility with the latest exercise equipment, indoor and outdoor pools, childcare and an onsite Medical Center.

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Safari Golf Club, Scioto Reserve Golf & Athletic Club, Shamrock Golf Club, Wedgewood Golf & Country Club

Community Events & Attractions

Community Events & Attractions

Community events are plentiful around Powell. The popular Columbus Zoo is located in Powell and hosts many  events such as Boo at the Zoo, Kids Zoofari, Wildlights and Eggs, Paws and Claws. Right next to the Columbus Zoo is the outdoor waterpark, Zoombezi Bay.

Business

Business

Powell prides itself in being a primarily residential community, with very little industrial or commercial presence. Powell Chamber of Commerce promotes the businesses in the area, and sponsors several community events during the year. Powell has a small town business district with quaint shops and a few small restaurants that make for an enjoyable afternoon visit. Although business is not a focus of the town, Powell’s location close to Columbus and other Central Ohio communities makes it a great place to live while pursuing business interests.

History

History

Powell was founded as the small planned community of Middlebury, Ohio in 1801 by a group of settler’s from Middlebury, Conneticut. It was renamed after Judge Thomas Powell in 1857. Powell was a very small community, of about 400 residents, until the late 20th Century, when it saw a rapid increase in population. The historic town center revitalization is working to create of more attractive and pedestrian centered downtown with a village green to host events and Village Hall. Because of its beautiful environment of rolling hills and scenic countryside, as well as the community’s commitment to retaining it’s small-town appeal, the area continues to thrive as a premier residential community of Central Ohio.

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