Columbus, OH Population

By | June 25, 2019

Population: 711,470. Estimated population in July 2020: 730,657 (+2.7% change)
Males: 345,878 (48.6%), Females: 365,592 (51.4%)

The city of Columbus is located in Franklin County, Ohio. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Ohio.

Zip codes: 43085, 43201, 43202, 43203, 43204, 43205, 43206, 43207, 43209, 43210, 43211, 43212, 43213, 43214, 43215, 43217, 43219, 43220, 43221, 43222, 43223, 43224, 43227, 43228, 43229, 43230, 43231, 43232, 43235, 43240.

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $37,897
Median house value: $101,400

Races in Columbus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.9%)
  • Black (24.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (11.7%), English (7.9%), United States (7.2%), Italian (5.0%), Subsaharan African (2.2%).

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 210.3 square miles

Map of Columbus, OH

Population

For population 25 years and over in Columbus

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbus city

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

6.7% Foreign born (3.1% Asia, 1.3% Africa, 1.0% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +73,024 (+11.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Columbus:

  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (700 CHILDRENS DRIVE)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OHIO HEALTH (1087 DENNISON AVE)
  • GRANT MEDICAL CENTER (111 S GRANT AVE)
  • JAMES CANCER HOSP AND SOLOVE RSCH INST (300 W TENTH AVE)
  • MT CARMEL HEALTH (793 W STATE ST)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (410 W 10TH AVE)
  • OSUHE (1492 EAST BROAD STREET)
  • PARKSIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE INC (349 OLDE RIDENOUR RD)
  • RIVERSIDE METHODIST HOSPITAL (3535 OLENTANGY RIVER RD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSP-COLUMBUS/UNIV (410 W 10TH AVE, 11TH FL, DOAN HALL)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-COL/ (111 SOUTH GRANT AVENUE, 5TH FLOOR)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-COLUMBUS (1492 E BROAD ST, 8TH FLOOR TOWER)
  • TWIN VALLEY PSYCH SYSTM-COLUMBUS CPS (2200 W BROAD ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbus:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: OSU)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 8 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: CMH)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: LCK)

Other public-use airports nearest to Columbus:

  • DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (about 4 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: 2A7)
  • BOLTON FIELD (about 12 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: TZR)
  • COLUMBUS SOUTHWEST (about 15 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: 04I)
Amtrak station:
COLUMBUS (111 EAST TOWN ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Columbus:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 42,666; Location: 190 N. OVAL MALL; Public; Website: www.osu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 10,583; Location: 550 E SPRING ST; Public; Website: www.cscc.edu)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,187; Location: 2199 E MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.capital.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,048; Location: 201 S GRANT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.franklin.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 2,999; Location: 1350 ALUM CREEK DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devrycols.edu)
  • OHIO DOMINICAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,711; Location: 1216 SUNBURY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.odc.edu)
  • COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 1,332; Location: 107 N NINTH ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 290; Location: 2100 MORSE RD BLDG 4599; Private, for-profit; Website: AMERICANSCHOOLOFTECH.COM)
  • MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 254; Location: 127 SO. DAVIS AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mccn.edu)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 194; Location: 2199 E MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.trinity.capital.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BRADFORD SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 191; Location: 6170 BUSCH BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: bradfordschoolcolumbus.com)
  • COLUMBUS PARAPROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 142; Location: 1900 E. DUBLIN – GRANVILLE RD. – BLDG A – STE 210; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cpi-careers.com)
  • TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 136; Location: 288 S HAMILTON RD; Private, for-profit)
  • OHIO STATE SCH OF COSMETOLOGY & EXPERTS BARBER SCH (Full-time enrollment: 121; Location: 4390 KARL RD; Private, for-profit)
  • PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM (Full-time enrollment: 98; Location: 7625 N HIGH; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.PCJ.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ACADEMY OF COURT REPORTING-COLUMBUS (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 630 E BROAD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • NATIONWIDE BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 5300 WESTPOINTE PLZ; Private, for-profit)
  • OHIO STATE SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 75; Location: 5050 North High; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • NATIONWIDE BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 66; Location: 5050 N HIGH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HEALTH OCCUPATIONS PROGRAM COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 41; Location: 100 ARCADIA AVE; Public)

Biggest public high schools in Columbus:

  • WORTHINGTON KILBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,620; Location: 1499 HARD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,255; Location: 1919 NORTHCLIFF DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,158; Location: 1001 DEMOREST RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WALNUT RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,119; Location: 4841 E LIVINGSTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,078; Location: 179 S POWELL AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WHETSTONE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,020; Location: 4405 SCENIC DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BROOKHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 999; Location: 4077 KARL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BRIGGS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 944; Location: 2555 BRIGGS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MARION-FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 929; Location: 1265 KOEBEL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 894; Location: 5175 REFUGEE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Columbus:

  • BISHOP WATTERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,044; Location: 99 EAST COOKE ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES HS (Students: 976; Location: 4212 KARL RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LEARNING UNLIMITED SCHOOLS (Students: 786; Location: 72 WOODLAND AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • COLUMBUS SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (Students: 690; Location: 56 SO COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12; Girls only)
  • BISHOP HARTLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 1285 ZETTLER ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • THE WELLINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 3650 REED RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST CHARLES PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 2010 E BROAD ST; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • COLUMBUS TORAH ACADEMY (Students: 330; Location: 181 NOE-BIXBY RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 4663 TRABUE ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TREE OF LIFE-NORTHRIDGE BRANCH (Students: 300; Location: 935 NORTH RIDGE ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Columbus:

  • ELECTRONIC CLASSRM OF TOMORROW (Students: 5,213; Location: 3700 S HIGH ST STE 95; Grades: KG – 12)
  • VIRTUAL COMMUNITY SCH OF OHIO (Students: 1,459; Location: 6100 CHANNINGWAY BLVD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WOODWARD PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,022; Location: 5151 KARL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GROVEPORT MADISON NORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 785; Location: 5474 SEDALIA DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLINTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 3940 KARL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HILLTONIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 2345 W MOUND ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOHNSON PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 1130 S WAVERLY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN WOODS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 1831 FINLAND AVE; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 5001 FARVIEW DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTMOOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 682; Location: 3001 VALLEYVIEW DR; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Columbus:

  • ST ANDREW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 4081 REED ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 366 E N BROADWAY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SONSHINE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 431; Location: 2112 MOCK ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY MAGDALENE SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 2940 PARKSIDE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JAMES THE LESS SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 1628 OAKLAND PARK AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CECILIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 440 NORTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST AGATHA SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 2767 ANDOVER ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WORTHINGTON CHR ELEM (Students: 375; Location: 50 WESTVIEW AVE; Grades: 1 – 5)
  • OSU CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 318; Location: 725 ACKERMAN RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CALUMET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 1390 COMMUNITY PARK DR; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Columbus:

  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,871,713; Location: 96 S. GRANT AVENUE; 2,460,776 books; 260,254 audio materials; 178,158 video materials; 2,278 serial subscriptions)