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Columbus Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Columbus Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
905,748

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.5%
5 - 17:
22.8%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
17.9%
35 - 54:
25.8%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
5.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.6%
4.6%
93.2%
93.2%
30.0%
30.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Columbus
USA
$26,203
$26,203
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Columbus
USA
$60,500
$60,500
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.7%

Employment Industries in Columbus

 
Healthcare
Retail
Manufacturing
Accommodation
Transportation
Other
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Finance
Information Technology
Education
Administration
Construction
Public Service
Wholesale
18.2%
18.2%
16.9%
16.9%
9.7%
9.7%
8.6%
8.6%
7.3%
7.3%
6.1%
6.1%
6.1%
6.1%
5.2%
5.2%
4.3%
4.3%
3.5%
3.5%
3.4%
3.4%
3.3%
3.3%
3.2%
3.2%
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
American Indian and Alaska Native
45.6%
45.6%
33.0%
33.0%
9.4%
9.4%
9.2%
9.2%
2.8%
2.8%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Ethiopian
Irish
Italian
English
African
Polish
French
Hungarian
Welsh
Slovene
European
Greek
Croatian
British
Dutch
Slovak
Swedish
Scots-Irish
Norwegian
12.9%
12.9%
11.2%
11.2%
7.7%
7.7%
4.4%
4.4%
4.0%
4.0%
1.7%
1.7%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
African languages
Vietnamese
Langs. of India
Other Asian languages
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
German/Yiddish
Slavic languages
Russian
Other Indo-European
Native American languages
French Creole
Arabic
Pacific Island languages
Chinese
Urdu
Persian
Serbo-Croatian
Portuguese
75.3%
75.3%
7.4%
7.4%
3.2%
3.2%
1.6%
1.6%
1.2%
1.2%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Columbus Residents:
20.6%