Columbus is a very large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 860,090 people and 213 constituent neighborhoods, Columbus is the largest community in Ohio.
Columbus is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Columbus is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbus who work in office and administrative support (15.78%), sales jobs (9.60%), and management occupations (8.94%).
Also of interest is that Columbus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Columbus is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Columbus really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Columbus citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Columbus ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Columbus a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The citizens of Columbus are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.81% of adults in Columbus have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Columbus in 2010 was $25,781, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,124 for a family of four. However, Columbus contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Columbus is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Columbus home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbus residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Columbus include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Columbus is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.