StatisticSouthwestColumbusOhio
Population19,909837,03811,689,100
Population density (sq mi)1,4173,829288
Median age36.732.139.3
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%48%42%
Speak Englishn/a85%93%
Speak Spanishn/a4%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest is 63% lower than Columbus
  • The median age in Southwest is 14% higher than Columbus
  • In Southwest 76.60% of the population is White
  • In Southwest 13.95% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 3.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, OH Demographics

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      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestColumbusOhio
      White76.60%61.12%82.16%
      Black13.95%27.96%12.27%
      Asian3.64%4.92%1.94%
      American Indian0.11%0.18%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race4.67%4.08%2.57%
      Other race1.03%1.69%0.85%
      In Southwest, 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

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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