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About Columbus

Columbus is the seat of Franklin County and the capital city of Ohio. The city’s borders have expanded into Fairfield and Delaware counties. Columbus has a land area of 217 square miles. The city was named after Christopher Columbus and incorporated in 1834.

Columbus has a population of 860,000 people. The ethnic composition of the population is 58% white, 28% black, 6% Hispanic, and 5% Asian. From 2010 to 2016, the number of residents increased by 9%. More than 41,400 military veterans live in Columbus. 

Roughly 12% of people in the city are foreign-born. Fifteen percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. In Columbus, 32,500 people speak Spanish, 22,900 speak an African language, and 8,100 speak Chinese. 

Roughly 35% of residents over the age of 25 have earned a bachelor’s degree. The median household income in Columbus is $47,200. Twenty-one percent of residents live below the poverty line.  

Mental Health in Columbus

Franklin County and the state of Ohio are currently experiencing an opioid crisis. A reported 4,329 Ohio residents died by drug overdose in 2016—a 24% increase. Ohio had the second highest death rate in the nation. Franklin County recently joined a federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors for allegedly contributing to the crisis.

Food insecurity in Columbus may also contribute to mental health issues. In a study conducted by researchers at Ohio State University, 32% of participating households qualified as “food insecure.” Residents who struggled to access food tended to have higher levels of anxiety and depression.


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