Westerville, OH

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2020 Population
40,443
1.42% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
42.3
2.67% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
7.44%
8.86% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$92,287
1.53% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$244,500
3.03% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
20,772
0.288% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Westerville, OH had a population of 40.4k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $92,287. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Westerville, OH grew from 39,877 to 40,443, a 1.42% increase and its median household income declined from $93,717 to $92,287, a −1.53% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westerville, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.19%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.52%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), and White (Hispanic) (1.4%).

None of the households in Westerville, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Westerville, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westerville, OH are MyComputerCareer.edu-Columbus (1,844 degrees awarded in 2020), Otterbein University (729 degrees), and Dental Assistant Pro LLC-Columbus (15 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Westerville, OH was $244,500, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%.

Most people in Westerville, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Westerville, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Westerville, OH is home to a population of 40.4k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.83% of Westerville, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.36k people).

In 2020, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Westerville, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.83k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Westerville, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Westerville, OH was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westerville, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.2k ± 1.15k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.5k ± 549
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.83k ± 816
2.01%
Hispanic Population
811 people

In 2020, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Westerville, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.83k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.01% of the people in Westerville, OH are hispanic (811 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,307 ± 6,257 people
  2. Mexico
    43,106 ± 5,088 people
  3. China
    34,944 ± 4,583 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,307 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,106 and China with 34,944.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.83%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.36k people
6.67%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.66k people

As of 2020, 5.83% of Westerville, OH residents (2.36k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westerville, OH was 6.67%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,235 ± 270
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    597 ± 284
  3. Korea
    207 ± 90

Westerville, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Westerville, OH employs 20.8k people. The largest industries in Westerville, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,010 people), Educational Services (2,593 people), and Finance & Insurance (2,473 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($127,552), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,406), and Manufacturing ($75,801).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,988. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

20.8k
2020 Value
± 1,193
−0.288%
1 Year decline
± 7.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Westerville, OH declined at a rate of −0.288%, from 20.8k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westerville, OH, are Management Occupations (3,072 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,109 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,057 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westerville, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.8k
2020 Value
± 1,193
−0.288%
1 Year decline
± 7.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Westerville, OH declined at a rate of −0.288%, from 20.8k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westerville, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,010 people), Educational Services (2,593 people), and Finance & Insurance (2,473 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westerville, OH, though some of these residents may live in Westerville, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,257
Median earning men ± $5,229
$45,025
Median earning women ± $4,100

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,826), Public Administration ($80,220), and Manufacturing ($78,238).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($66,544), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,390), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,052).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Westerville, OH awarded 2,588 degrees. The student population of Westerville, OH in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 3,476 male students and 2,202 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westerville, OH are White (1,386 and 53.6%), followed by Black or African American (766 and 29.6%), Hispanic or Latino (204 and 7.89%), and Two or More Races (95 and 3.68%).

The largest universities in Westerville, OH by number of degrees awarded are MyComputerCareer.edu-Columbus (1,844 and 71.3%), Otterbein University (729 and 28.2%), and Dental Assistant Pro LLC-Columbus (15 and 0.58%).

The most popular majors in Westerville, OH are Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (1,538 and 59.4%), Computer & Information Systems Security (225 and 8.69%), and Network & System Administration (57 and 2.2%).

The median tuition cost in Westerville, OH for private four year colleges is $32,624.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Westerville, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,678 (61.2% men and 38.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,678 students enrolled in Westerville, OH, 61.2% men and 38.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,262 records, of which 42.6% were women and 57.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majors awarded
  2. 29 degree-majors awarded
  3. 46 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Westerville, OH was General Biological Sciences with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Westerville, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,844 degrees awarded
  2. 729 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was MyComputerCareer.edu-Columbus with 1,844 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,806 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westerville, OH, which is 2.31 times more than the 782 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,386 degrees mean that there were 1.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 766 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,624) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($450) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,330) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.598% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.606% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.02M), Some college (2.03M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Westerville, OH was $244,500 in 2020, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $237,300 to $244,500, a 3.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Westerville, OH is 77.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Westerville, OH have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Westerville, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Westerville, OH is $92,287. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Westerville, OH was Census Tract 117.40 with a value of $163,504, followed by Census Tract 117.62 and Census Tract 71.93, with respective values of $114,321 and $108,528.

Property

$244,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,273
$11,696
Median Property Taxes
±$684

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westerville, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.7%
Homeownership
2020
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.7% of the housing units in Westerville, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 117.40
  2. Census Tract 117.62
  3. Census Tract 71.93

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westerville, OH was Census Tract 117.40 with a value of $163,504, followed by Census Tract 117.62 and Census Tract 71.93, with respective values of $114,321 and $108,528.

The following map shows all of the places in Westerville, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$92,287
Median Household Income
± $3,826
15.1k
Number of Households
± 955

In 2020, the median household income of the 15.1k households in Westerville, OH declined from $92,287 from the previous year's value of $93,717.

The following chart displays the households in Westerville, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westerville, OH is from Ohio.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Worked At Home (11%)
  3. Carpooled (6.27%)

In 2020, 79% of workers in Westerville, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11%) and those who carpooled to work (6.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westerville, OH have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Westerville, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Westerville, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westerville, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westerville, OH (2.77k out of 37.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westerville, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97.5% of the population of Westerville, OH has health coverage, with 65.9% on employee plans, 5.65% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.811% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, OH see 988 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.803% decrease from the previous year (996 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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988 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin County, OH

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, OH see an average of 988 patients per year. This represents a 0.803% decrease from the previous year (996 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Franklin County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.54%
Uninsured
65.9%
Employer Coverage
5.65%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.811%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westerville, OH declined by 32.6% from 3.77% to 2.54%.

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