StatisticNear SouthsideColumbusOhio
Population density (sq mi)4,1723,829288
Median age34.832.139.3
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%48%42%
Speak Englishn/a85%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in Near Southside is 9% higher than Columbus
  • The median age in Near Southside is 8% higher than Columbus
  • In Near Southside 22.33% of the population is White
  • In Near Southside 67.81% of the population is Black
  • In Near Southside 1.06% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, OH Demographics


      Near Southside population breakdown by race

      RaceNear SouthsideColumbusOhio
      American Indian0.18%0.18%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race7.10%4.08%2.57%
      Other race1.47%1.69%0.85%
      In Near Southside, 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 Southside age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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