Columbus demographics profile

StatisticColumbusBuffaloNew York
Population2,597258,98919,697,457
Population density (sq mi)7,8406,413359
Median age32.832.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1863%49%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%70%
Speak Spanishn/a8%15%
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  • The population density in Columbus is 22% higher than Buffalo.
  • The median age in Columbus is equal to Buffalo.
  • In Columbus 36.46% of the population is White.
  • In Columbus 33.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Columbus 0.44% of the population is Asian.

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Columbus population breakdown by race

RaceColumbusBuffaloNew York
White36.46%48.10%64.31%
Black or African American33.43%37.29%15.60%
Asian0.44%4.87%8.12%
American Indian1.13%0.42%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race6.49%3.62%2.93%
Other race22.06%5.65%8.62%
In Columbus, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Columbus, Buffalo, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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