Worthington Fast Facts

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City of Worthington Population Estimate: 14,275

Worthington School District Population Estimate: 65,000

City of Worthington Budgetary Overview

Information provided by the City of Worthington

  • 2020 Operating Funds Estimated Revenue: $30,844,634
    • 68% - Income Tax
    • 11% - Property Tax
    • 8% - Parks and Recreation
    • 5% - Charges for Services
    • 3% - Gasoline Tax
    • 3% - Other Revenue
    • 1% - Investment Earnings
    • 1% - Local Government Fund
  • 2020 Budgeted Operating Expenditures: $34,157,708
    • 47% - Public Safety
    • 18% - Parks and recreation
    • 12% - Engineering and Public Service
    • 12% - General Administration
    • 3% - Refuse Collection
    • 3% - Income Tax Administration and Refunds
    • 2% - Economic Development
    • 2% - Building and Planning
    • 1% - Outside Group Funding
  • The City provides grants to City partners like:
    • McConnell Arts Center - $220,000 per year
    • Old Worthington Partnership - $110,000 per year
    • Worthington Historical Society - $32,500 per year
  • The City also provides annual grant funding to various community groups. In 2020, $37,500was allocated to the following groups:
    • Drug Safe Worthington
    • Family Mentor Foundation
    • Leadership Worthington
    • Lifecare Alliance
    • North Community Counseling Center, Inc
    • Partners for Community and Character
    • Syntero, Inc
    • Worthington Interfaith Neighbors
    • Worthington-Linworth Kiwanis
    • Worthington Resource Center
    • Worthington Special Olympics
  • The City maintains a variety of assets including
    • 11 Buildings
    • 16 Parks
  • The City continues to make significant expenditures on
    • Updating sewer systems and waterlines
    • Maintaining City buildings and streets

City of Worthington Boards and Commissions

  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Architectural Review Board
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Community Relations Commission
  • Worthington International Friendship Association
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board

Property Tax Breakdown

  • 68% - Worthington Schools
  • 20% - Franklin County
  • 6% - City of Worthington
  • 5% - Worthington Libraries
  • 1% - Sharon Township

City of Worthington Employment Statistics

Information Provided by Poggemeyer Subcontractor Chris Boring

  • Number of Working Age Residents: 7,200
  • Total Private Sector Jobs: 12,178
  • According to the latest data from the 2012 Business Census, Worthington’s top 10 private industry sectors as a percentage of total private employment were:
    • 22% - Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 20% - Administrative Support/Company Management
    • 13% - Professional Services
    • 11% - Finance & Insurance
    • 7% - Accommodations and Food-service
    • 7% - Retail Trade
    • 7% - Manufacturing
    • 5% - Wholesale Trade
    • 2% - Transportation & Warehousing
    • 2% - Commercial Services
    • 4% - All others
  • Top Five Worthington Employers:
    • Worthington Industries
    • Med Vet
    • Worthington Schools
    • Hyperion
    • AAA

City of Worthington Population Estimate: 14,275

Worthington School District Population Estimate: 65,000

City of Worthington Budgetary Overview

Information provided by the City of Worthington

  • 2020 Operating Funds Estimated Revenue: $30,844,634
    • 68% - Income Tax
    • 11% - Property Tax
    • 8% - Parks and Recreation
    • 5% - Charges for Services
    • 3% - Gasoline Tax
    • 3% - Other Revenue
    • 1% - Investment Earnings
    • 1% - Local Government Fund
  • 2020 Budgeted Operating Expenditures: $34,157,708
    • 47% - Public Safety
    • 18% - Parks and recreation
    • 12% - Engineering and Public Service
    • 12% - General Administration
    • 3% - Refuse Collection
    • 3% - Income Tax Administration and Refunds
    • 2% - Economic Development
    • 2% - Building and Planning
    • 1% - Outside Group Funding
  • The City provides grants to City partners like:
    • McConnell Arts Center - $220,000 per year
    • Old Worthington Partnership - $110,000 per year
    • Worthington Historical Society - $32,500 per year
  • The City also provides annual grant funding to various community groups. In 2020, $37,500was allocated to the following groups:
    • Drug Safe Worthington
    • Family Mentor Foundation
    • Leadership Worthington
    • Lifecare Alliance
    • North Community Counseling Center, Inc
    • Partners for Community and Character
    • Syntero, Inc
    • Worthington Interfaith Neighbors
    • Worthington-Linworth Kiwanis
    • Worthington Resource Center
    • Worthington Special Olympics
  • The City maintains a variety of assets including
    • 11 Buildings
    • 16 Parks
  • The City continues to make significant expenditures on
    • Updating sewer systems and waterlines
    • Maintaining City buildings and streets

City of Worthington Boards and Commissions

  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Architectural Review Board
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Community Relations Commission
  • Worthington International Friendship Association
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board

Property Tax Breakdown

  • 68% - Worthington Schools
  • 20% - Franklin County
  • 6% - City of Worthington
  • 5% - Worthington Libraries
  • 1% - Sharon Township

City of Worthington Employment Statistics

Information Provided by Poggemeyer Subcontractor Chris Boring

  • Number of Working Age Residents: 7,200
  • Total Private Sector Jobs: 12,178
  • According to the latest data from the 2012 Business Census, Worthington’s top 10 private industry sectors as a percentage of total private employment were:
    • 22% - Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 20% - Administrative Support/Company Management
    • 13% - Professional Services
    • 11% - Finance & Insurance
    • 7% - Accommodations and Food-service
    • 7% - Retail Trade
    • 7% - Manufacturing
    • 5% - Wholesale Trade
    • 2% - Transportation & Warehousing
    • 2% - Commercial Services
    • 4% - All others
  • Top Five Worthington Employers:
    • Worthington Industries
    • Med Vet
    • Worthington Schools
    • Hyperion
    • AAA