StatisticSouth SideColumbusOhio
Population density (sq mi)1,4713,829288
Median age39.232.139.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%48%42%
Speak Englishn/a85%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Side is 62% lower than Columbus
  • The median age in South Side is 22% higher than Columbus
  • In South Side 56.98% of the population is White
  • In South Side 30.96% of the population is Black
  • In South Side 2.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, OH Demographics


      South Side population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth SideColumbusOhio
      American Indian0.28%0.18%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race3.63%4.08%2.57%
      Other race5.77%1.69%0.85%
      In South Side, 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

      South Side age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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