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Columbus
  • City in Ohio

Columbus Residents

Columbus Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
902,449
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
Poverty Rate
18%
Non-Citizens
7.4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 124 responses
  • Diverse variation
    35%
  • Friendly
    30%
  • Content
    15%
  • Antisocial
    6%
  • Progressive
    4%
  • Rude
    3%
  • Family oriented
    2%

Columbus Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    53%
  • African American
    29%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Two or more races
    5%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%

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Income

Median Household Income
$62,994
National
$75,149
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    18%
  • $25-$44k
    17%
  • $45-$74k
    23%
  • $75-$149k
    30%
  • $150k+
    12%
Median Individual Income
$37,121
National
$37,585
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    23%
  • $15-$34k
    25%
  • $35-$64k
    28%
  • $65k+
    24%

Community

Poll
61%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 139 responses
Poll
46%
of people say LGBTQ+ residents are usually treated well, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them. 128 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 93 responses
  • Try all that the city has to offer!
    29%
  • Be respectful, and people would be back
    20%
  • This city is progressive - be OPEN MINDED!
    14%
  • Mind ones own business and it will help.
    12%
  • Cut your own grass
    6%
  • To not make a lot of noise during nighttime
    6%
  • Get involved in the community
    4%

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