StatisticColumbusOhioNational
Population837,03811,689,100328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,82928891
Median age32.139.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%42%43%
Speak English85%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%2%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Columbus is 1230% higher than Ohio
  • The median age in Columbus is 18% lower than Ohio
  • In Columbus 61.12% of the population is White
  • In Columbus 27.96% of the population is Black
  • In Columbus 4.92% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, OH Demographics

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      Columbus population breakdown by race

      RaceColumbusOhioNational
      White61.12%82.16%73.35%
      Black27.96%12.27%12.63%
      Asian4.92%1.94%5.22%
      American Indian0.18%0.19%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.08%2.57%3.06%
      Other race1.69%0.85%4.75%
      In Columbus, 5.8% 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, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).