Groesbeck, Ohio

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Groesbeck, Ohio
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°13′43″N 84°35′39″W / 39.22861°N 84.59417°W / 39.22861; -84.59417Coordinates: 39°13′43″N 84°35′39″W / 39.22861°N 84.59417°W / 39.22861; -84.59417
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Land2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation866 ft (264 m)
 • Total6,788
 • Density2,300/sq mi (890/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)513
FIPS code39-32536[2]
GNIS feature ID1064771[1]
Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve in Groesbeck, Ohio

Groesbeck is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 6,788 at the 2010 census.[3] It is a suburb of Cincinnati.


Groesbeck was founded as West Union. When the community established a post office in 1857 it was discovered there was already a West Union in Ohio and so the name was changed.[4] William S. Groesbeck was a United States Representative from Ohio.[5]

In 1894, Groesbeck was described as having two hotels, a blacksmith shop, and a church.[6]


Groesbeck is located at 39°13′43″N 84°35′39″W / 39.22861°N 84.59417°W / 39.22861; -84.59417 (39.228645, -84.594221).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,202 people, 2,771 households, and 1,986 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,451.1 people per square mile (945.8/km²). There were 2,857 housing units at an average density of 972.3/sq mi (375.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.92% White, 5.67% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 2,771 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,253, and the median income for a family was $56,843. Males had a median income of $40,323 versus $27,825 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,525. About 4.9% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.


In November 2007, listed Groesbeck first in a list of the 50 best places to raise children.[8] The rankings were based on five factors, including school test scores, cost of living, recreational and cultural activities, number of schools and risk of crime.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Groesbeck CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
  4. ^ Scholle, Frank (2010). Colerain Township. Arcadia Publishing. p. 7. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  5. ^ Rogers, Gregory Parker (28 November 2011). Cincinnati's Hyde Park: A Brief History of a Queen City Gem. The History Press. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-61423-166-0.
  6. ^ Nelson, S. B. (1894). History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio: Their Past and Present, Including...biographies and Portraits of Pioneers and Representative Citizens, etc., Volume 1. p. 385. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ Newton, Diana (2007-12-06), "Deerfield great place to live", Deerfield Review, pp. 5, 12