Columbus Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Columbus is 907,310. 24.47% is under 18, while 11.21% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.51% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.47% were 18 years or younger and 22.25% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.72% female and 49.28% male.

Columbus Housing

According to the US Census, Columbus has 422,120 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Columbus was 92.53%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $219,200

Columbus Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 81.87% of Columbus's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 6.21% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 4.30% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.95%

White Alone53.22%
Black Or African American Alone28.65%
Asian Alone6.21%
Some Other Race Alone4.30%
White Black Or African American1.95%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.39%

How Educated is Columbus

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 25.0% of Columbus residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 38.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Columbus CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher87.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree47.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher31.1%
Bachelors Degree25.0%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency24.9%
Some College No Degree19.9%

Average Income in Columbus

The median household income in Columbus is $58,202. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $58,202.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $69,237 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $91,614.

A closer examination of the income groups of Columbus households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (14.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.9%). 6.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$91,614
Nonfamily households$46,875