Columbus, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Columbus city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................    632,958
Urban population....................................................    632,958
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................    176,758
Preprimary school...................................................     10,957
Elementary or high school...........................................     91,754
  Percent in private school.........................................       11.6
College.............................................................     74,047

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................    384,811
Less than 9th grade.................................................     21,758
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................     60,180
High school graduate................................................    110,074
Some college, no degree.............................................     76,176
Associates degree...................................................     22,005
Bachelor's degree...................................................     63,188
Graduate or professional degree.....................................     31,430

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       78.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       24.6

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................    582,986
Lived in same house.................................................    246,338
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................    326,896
  Same State........................................................    274,397
    Same county.....................................................    202,519
    Different county................................................     71,878
  Different State...................................................     52,499
Lived abroad........................................................      9,752

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................    434,451
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................     19,478
  With a mobility limitation........................................      9,393
  With a self-care limitation.......................................     14,527
With a work disability..............................................     38,684
    In labor force..................................................     15,550
  Prevented from working............................................     20,195
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................     54,501
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................     12,317
  With a mobility limitation........................................      9,706
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      6,965

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        294
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,098
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,751

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................     63,268
  65 years and over.................................................     13,378

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................    609,487
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       71.9
Foreign-born population.............................................     23,471
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................     12,856

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................    582,986
Speak a language other than English.................................     36,477
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................     13,959
  Speak Spanish.....................................................      8,324
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      2,806
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................     10,365
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      5,919

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................    762,426
Arab................................................................      3,071
Austrian............................................................      1,366
Belgian.............................................................        362
Canadian............................................................        663
Czech...............................................................      2,350
Danish..............................................................      1,217
Dutch...............................................................     16,670
English.............................................................     76,347
Finnish.............................................................        893
French (except Basque)..............................................     17,876
French Canadian.....................................................      2,433
German..............................................................    190,876
Greek...............................................................      2,897
Hungarian...........................................................      7,225
Irish...............................................................    105,760
Italian.............................................................     34,035
Lithuanian..........................................................      1,015
Norwegian...........................................................      2,341
Polish..............................................................     13,710
Portuguese..........................................................        363
Romanian............................................................        870
Russian.............................................................      4,686
Scotch-Irish........................................................     12,092
Scottish............................................................     13,367
Slovak..............................................................      5,730
Subsaharan African..................................................      2,422
Swedish.............................................................      5,035
Swiss...............................................................      3,397
Ukrainian...........................................................      1,226
United States or American...........................................     32,404
Welsh...............................................................     13,230
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................        845
Yugoslavian.........................................................      2,318
Other ancestries....................................................    183,334

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................    496,802
In labor force......................................................    346,412
      Percent in labor force........................................       69.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................    345,545
    Employed........................................................    325,088
    Unemployed......................................................     20,457
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.9
  Armed Forces......................................................        867
Not in labor force..................................................    150,390

      Males 16 years and over.......................................    235,866
In labor force......................................................    180,966
      Percent in labor force........................................       76.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................    180,222
    Employed........................................................   168,643
    Unemployed......................................................     11,579
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.4
  Armed Forces......................................................        744
Not in labor force..................................................     54,900

      Females 16 years and over.....................................    260,936
In labor force......................................................    165,446
      Percent in labor force........................................       63.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................    165,323
    Employed........................................................    156,445
    Unemployed......................................................      8,878
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.4
  Armed Forces......................................................        123
Not in labor force..................................................     95,490

      Females 16 years and over.....................................    260,936
With own children under 6 years.....................................     40,262
  Percent in labor force............................................       61.5
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................     35,809
  Percent in labor force............................................       76.4

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...     57,189
All parents present in household in labor force.....................     33,116

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........     85,031
All parents present in household in labor force.....................     57,225

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................     37,541
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................      4,632
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................      1,550
  Unemployed........................................................        907
  Not in labor force................................................      2,175

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................    319,004
Percent drove alone.................................................       76.5
Percent in carpools.................................................       11.9
Percent using public transportation.................................        4.7
Percent using other means...........................................        0.6
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        6.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       20.3

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................    325,088
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............     44,713
Professional specialty occupations..................................     49,472
Technicians and related support occupations.........................     15,138
Sales occupations...................................................     39,283
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............     67,401
Private household occupations.......................................        962
Protective service occupations......................................      5,480
Service occupations, except protective and household................     36,220
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................      2,451
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................     24,472
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................     15,661
Transportation and material moving occupations......................     11,403
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................     12,432

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................    325,088
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................      3,077
Mining..............................................................        387
Construction........................................................     14,125
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................     15,744
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................     21,983
Transportation......................................................     13,154
Communications and other public utilities...........................      9,270
Wholesale trade.....................................................     13,442
Retail trade........................................................     62,470
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................     33,275
Business and repair services........................................     20,047
Personal services...................................................      9,241
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................      4,063
Health services.....................................................     28,540
Educational services................................................     30,378
Other professional and related services.............................     25,320
Public administration...............................................     20,572

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................    325,088
Private wage and salary workers.....................................    252,726
Government workers..................................................     58,228
  Local government workers..........................................     18,649
  State government workers..........................................     31,225
  Federal government workers........................................      8,354
Self-employed workers...............................................     13,560
Unpaid family workers...............................................        574

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................    257,376
Less than $5,000....................................................     20,529
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................     23,378
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................     24,790
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     51,204
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     45,305
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     46,573
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................    32,069
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      8,650
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      3,514
$150,000 or more....................................................      1,364
Median household income (dollars)...................................     26,651

  Families..........................................................    151,877
Less than $5,000....................................................      9,498
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      8,866
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................     10,389
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     25,358
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     26,718
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     33,706
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................     26,251
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      7,123
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      2,896
$150,000 or more....................................................      1,072
Median family income (dollars)......................................     32,898

  Nonfamily households..............................................    105,499
Less than $5,000....................................................     11,915
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................     15,266
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................     14,818
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     25,972
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     18,176
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     12,069
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      5,203
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,258
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        537
$150,000 or more....................................................        285
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     18,961

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     13,151

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................    257,376
With wage and salary income.........................................    209,659
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     31,727
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................     23,156
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     14,711
With farm self-employment income....................................      1,194
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      4,743
With Social Security income.........................................     49,105
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,197
With public assistance income.......................................     24,249
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,767
With retirement income..............................................     34,869
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      8,722

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................    611,747
    Below poverty level.............................................    105,494

Persons 18 years and over...........................................    465,168
    Below poverty level.............................................     69,798
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................     54,494
    Below poverty level.............................................      7,104

Related children under 18 years.....................................    145,822
    Below poverty level.............................................     35,041
  Related children under 5 years....................................     49,061
    Below poverty level.............................................     12,444
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................     96,761
    Below poverty level.............................................     22,597

Unrelated individuals...............................................    150,885
    Below poverty level.............................................     39,913

  All families......................................................    151,877
    Below poverty level.............................................     19,082
With related children under 18 years................................     81,256
    Below poverty level.............................................     15,799
  With related children under 5 years...............................     38,879
    Below poverty level.............................................      8,911

  Female householder families.......................................     35,785
    Below poverty level.............................................     12,519
With related children under 18 years................................     24,852
    Below poverty level.............................................     11,339
  With related children under 5 years...............................     10,377
    Below poverty level.............................................      6,238

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       17.2%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       15.0%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       13.0%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       24.0%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       25.4%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       23.4%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       26.5%

All families........................................................       12.6%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       19.4%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       22.9%

Female householder families.........................................       35.0%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       45.6%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       60.1%

      Total housing units...........................................    278,102

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      6,212
1985 to 1988........................................................     27,343
1980 to 1984........................................................     21,665
1970 to 1979........................................................     55,721
1960 to 1969........................................................     51,735
1950 to 1959........................................................     40,486
1940 to 1949........................................................     26,341
1939 or earlier.....................................................     48,599

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................      5,256
1 bedroom...........................................................     45,148
2 bedrooms..........................................................     99,007
3 bedrooms..........................................................     97,553
4 bedrooms..........................................................     27,658
5 or more bedrooms..................................................      3,480

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................      1,112
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................      2,147
Condominium housing units...........................................     16,053

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................    276,138
Individual drilled well.............................................      1,650
Individual dug well.................................................        238
Some other source...................................................         76

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................    274,552
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................      3,125
Other means.........................................................        425

      Occupied housing units........................................    257,013

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................    204,174
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................      2,565
Electricity.........................................................     47,005
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................      1,650
Coal or coke........................................................         52
Wood................................................................        378
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................        786
No fuel used........................................................        403

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................     76,650
1985 to 1988........................................................     80,937
1980 to 1984........................................................     30,193
1970 to 1979........................................................     35,209
1960 to 1969........................................................     20,333
1959 or earlier.....................................................     13,691

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................     11,856

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................    257,013
None................................................................     32,769
1...................................................................    101,217
2...................................................................     92,159
3 or more...........................................................     30,868

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................    108,734
  With a mortgage...................................................     80,942
    Less than $300..................................................      4,951
    $300 to $499....................................................     17,583
    $500 to $699....................................................     23,857
    $700 to $999....................................................     24,107
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................      8,649
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................      1,151
    $2,000 or more..................................................        644
    Median (dollars)................................................        651
  Not mortgaged.....................................................     27,792
    Less than $100..................................................        786
    $100 to $199....................................................     14,461
    $200 to $299....................................................     10,399
    $300 to $399....................................................      1,550
    $400 or more....................................................        596
    Median (dollars)................................................        193

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................    108,734
  Less than 20 percent..............................................     63,383
  20 to 24 percent..................................................     17,569
  25 to 29 percent..................................................     10,486
  30 to 34 percent..................................................      5,471
  35 percent or more................................................     11,300
  Not computed......................................................        525

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................    136,705
  Less than $200....................................................     12,134
  $200 to $299......................................................     12,894
  $300 to $499......................................................     70,130
  $500 to $749......................................................     34,653
  $750 to $999......................................................      3,465
  $1,000 or more....................................................      1,448
  No cash rent......................................................      1,981
  Median (dollars)..................................................        422

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................    136,705
  Less than 20 percent..............................................     45,516
  20 to 24 percent..................................................     20,915
  25 to 29 percent..................................................     15,854
  30 to 34 percent..................................................     10,624
  35 percent or more................................................     39,994
  Not computed......................................................      3,802
 

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