StatisticColumbusBuffaloNew York
Population density (sq mi)7,8406,413413
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Columbus 0.44% of the population is Asian

Compare Buffalo, NY Demographics


      Columbus population breakdown by race

      RaceColumbusBuffaloNew York
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Columbus age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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