About the Community of New Albany
New Albany is located in Franklin and Licking counties and is a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. Unlike some suburban communities that have sprawling, unregulated growth, New Albany is developing as a “balanced” 21st Century village in which business enterprises, developers, and schools share a common vision. Partnerships are key elements in community growth.
Population of New Albany
The population was 7,724 at the 2010 census, while the Columbus-Marion-Chillicothe, OH Combined Statistical Area has 2,002,604 people. The median income for a household in the village is $102,180, and the median income for a family is $119,171.
Climate in New Albany
The region’s climate is characterized by hot, muggy summers and cold, dry winters. Winter snowfall is relatively light. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Columbus was 106 °F (41 °C), which occurred twice during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s—once on July 21, 1934, and again on July 14, 1936. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −22 °F (−30 °C), occurring on January 19, 1994. New Albany is subject to severe weather typical to the Midwestern United States. Tornadoes are possible from spring through fall.
Education in New Albany
The school district serves an area of 26 square miles, and features eight buildings all on one centrally located campus. The schools are connected by tree-lined walkways, and are surrounded by an 80-acre nature preserve. New Albany-Plain Local provides education to approximately 3,760 students in grades K-12. NA-PL is the only school district in Ohio in which every school is designated a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
Economy of New Albany
Notable companies headquartered in New Albany include Abercrombie & Fitch (part of the retail clothing empire built by New Albany resident Les Wexner) and Commercial Vehicle Group. Other employers in the city include Bob Evans Restaurants , Discover Financial Services, Aetna Life Insurance, American Electric Power, UBS, New Albany-Plain Local School District, and the Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital.
- Above information courtesy of New Albany, OH Wikipedia page.