Westerville, OH

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Population

38,604

1.35% growth

Median Age

41.2


Median Household Income

$86,466

1.45% growth

Poverty Rate

6.83%


Number of Employees

20,314

0.505% growth

Median Property Value

$214,300

3.08% growth

About

In 2017, Westerville, OH had a population of 38.6k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $86,466. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Westerville, OH grew from 38,089 to 38,604, a 1.35% increase and its median household income grew from $85,230 to $86,466, a 1.45% increase.

The population of Westerville, OH is 84.6% White Alone, 7.72% Black or African American Alone, and 3.19% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Westerville, OH speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westerville, OH are Otterbein University (615 degrees awarded in 2016) and MyComputerCareer.com-Columbus (177 degrees).

The median property value in Westerville, OH is $214,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.6%. Most people in Westerville, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Westerville, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Westerville, OH employs 20.3k people. The largest industries in Westerville, OH are Finance & Insurance (2,945 people), Educational Services (2,620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,293 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($122,431), Manufacturing ($71,810), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,208).

Median household income in Westerville, OH is $86,466. Males in Westerville, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Westerville, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,466

2017 value

± $4,764

1.45%

1 Year Growth

± 7.92%

Households in Westerville, OH have a median annual income of $86,466, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $85,230 in 2016, which represents a 1.45% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westerville, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 117.40

  2. Census Tract 117.50

  3. Census Tract 117.10

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westerville, OH was Census Tract 117.40 with a value of $135,167, followed by Census Tract 117.50 and Census Tract 117.10, with respective values of $124,817 and $105,101.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.83% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westerville, OH (2.5k out of 36.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,643 ± 387

  2. Two Or More

    423 ± 268

  3. Black

    326 ± 164

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

20.3k

2017 Value

± 1,019

0.505%

1 Year growth

± 7.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westerville, OH grew at a rate of 0.505%, from 20.2k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westerville, OH, are Management Occupations (3,269 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,530 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,486 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westerville, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Westerville, OH, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,269 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,530 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,486 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westerville, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.92 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.58 times), and Management Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Westerville, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($138,333), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($95,291), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($92,326).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20.3k

2017 Value

± 1,019

0.505%

1 Year growth

± 7.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westerville, OH grew at a rate of 0.505%, from 20.2k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westerville, OH, are Finance & Insurance (2,945 people), Educational Services (2,620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,293 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Westerville, OH, by number of employees, are Finance & Insurance (2,945 people), Educational Services (2,620 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,293 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westerville, OH has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (3.1 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.52 times), and Educational Services (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Westerville, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($122,431), Manufacturing ($71,810), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,208).

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Domestic Trade

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. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

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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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

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. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

95.6% of the population of Westerville, OH has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 5.8% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.967% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Westerville, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ohio in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.38%

Uninsured

63.5%

Employer Coverage

5.8%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

0.967%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westerville, OH declined by 1.68% from 4.46% to 4.38%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Westerville, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Westerville, OH is home to a population of 38.6k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.24% of Westerville, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.02k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Westerville, OH is composed of 32.7k White Alone residents (84.6%), 2.98k Black or African American Alone residents (7.72%), 1.23k Two or More Races residents (3.19%), 812 Asian Alone residents (2.1%), 752 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.95%), 129 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.334%), 15 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0389%), and 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0155%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Westerville, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Westerville, OH was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Westerville, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Westerville, OH residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.02k people

5.21%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.99k people

As of 2017, 5.24% of Westerville, OH residents (2.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westerville, OH was 5.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

98.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.3% of Westerville, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Westerville, OH was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32.7k ± 819

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.98k ± 584

  3. Two or More Races

    1.23k ± 487

In 2017, there were 11 times more White Alone residents (32.7k people) in Westerville, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k Black or African American Alone and 1.23k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Westerville, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Westerville, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Westerville, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Westerville, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    971 ± 202

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    480 ± 196

  3. Korea

    200 ± 115

Westerville, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Westerville, OH awarded 792 degrees. The student population of Westerville, OH is skewed towards women, with 1,294 male students and 1,880 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westerville, OH are White (571 and 72.8%), followed by Unknown (121 and 15.4%), Black or African American (51 and 6.51%), and Hispanic or Latino (16 and 2.04%).

The largest universities in Westerville, OH by number of degrees awarded are Otterbein University (615 and 77.7%) and MyComputerCareer.com-Columbus (177 and 22.3%).

The most popular majors in Westerville, OH are Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (177 and 22.3%), Registered Nursing (57 and 7.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (47 and 5.93%).

The median tuition costs in Westerville, OH are $31,424 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Westerville, OH was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 27 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 615 degrees awarded

  2. 177 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$31,424

Median Private

In 2016, the Westerville, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Otterbein University with 615 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

371

Degrees Awarded to Men

421

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 371 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westerville, OH, which is 0.881 times less than the 421 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    571 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    121 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    51 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Westerville, OH were to White students. These 571 degrees mean that there were 4.72 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 121 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westerville, OH was $214,300 in 2017, which is 0.985 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $207,900 to $214,300, a 3.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Westerville, OH is 77.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Westerville, OH have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westerville, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$86,466

Median Household Income

± $4,764

14.6k

Number of Households

± 803

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.6k households in Westerville, OH grew to $86,466 from the previous year's value of $85,230.

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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Housing

Property Value

$214,300

2017 Median

± $5,545

$207,900

2016 Median

± $5,419

In 2017, the median property value in Westerville, OH grew to to $214,300 from the previous year's value of $207,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Westerville, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westerville, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Westerville, OH 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

77.6%

2017 Homeownership

76.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.6% of the housing units in Westerville, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Westerville, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westerville, OH have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.09% of the workforce in Westerville, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.16%

  3. Carpooled

    5.62%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Westerville, OH was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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