StatisticNear EastColumbusOhio
Population density (sq mi)5,0493,829288
Median age34.832.139.3
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%48%42%
Speak Englishn/a85%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in Near East is 32% higher than Columbus
  • The median age in Near East is 8% higher than Columbus
  • In Near East 27.68% of the population is White
  • In Near East 62.11% of the population is Black
  • In Near East 1.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, OH Demographics


      Near East population breakdown by race

      RaceNear EastColumbusOhio
      American Indian0.34%0.18%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race7.89%4.08%2.57%
      Other race0.66%1.69%0.85%
      In Near East, 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

      Near East age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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