Skip to Main Content
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
South Side is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio with a population of 8,888. South Side is in Franklin County. Living in South Side offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Side there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in South Side and residents tend to be liberal.
About South Side...
Population
8,888

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,701
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$664
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for South Side
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
Home Security Options for South Side
Learn More
  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,966
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%
Places like South Side
More

South Side Reviews

3
Its an okay area, my street is quiet which is a good thing. Havnt had any problems
Start Your Review of South Side
Rate It!
Not enough employment

getting better

most nights quiet
typically ok

sherriff sation down the street, so not much crime