Gahanna, Ohio Population 2021

35,455
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Gahanna is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 35,455, it is the 38th largest city in Ohio and the 1111th largest city in the United States . Gahanna is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 6.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,248 in 2010. Gahanna reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Gahanna has a population density of 2,854 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gahanna is $104,746 with a poverty rate of 5.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,076 per month, and the median house value is $216,100. The median age in Gahanna is 39.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Gahanna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gahannawas:

  • White: 81.44%
  • Black or African American: 11.88%
  • Asian: 3.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Gahanna, Ohio is 35,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,483.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,248.

Gahanna, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,72381.44%
Black or African American4,19111.88%
Asian1,1363.22%
Two or More Races8232.33%
Some Other Race3410.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.07%
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Gahanna Population by Race

Gahanna Population Pyramid $2021

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Gahanna Median Age

39.9


Total

38.6


Male

42.3


Female

Gahanna Adults

There are 26,640 adults, (5,383 of whom are seniors) in Gahanna.

Gahanna Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gahanna Sex Ratio

Female

18,543

52.58%

Male

16,725

47.42%

Gahanna Population by Age

Gahanna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gahanna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52.4%47.6%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female71.7%28.3%
All73.8%26.2%
Married86.6%13.4%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gahanna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5062.673.8
Married7,4103.1886.6
Non Family3,9011.2454.2
Female1,5043.0771.7
Male6913.0452.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Gahanna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2491.01%
9th to 12th Grade5302.15%
High School Graduate5,33221.58%
Some College4,68618.97%
Associates Degree1,9357.83%
Bachelors Degree7,59130.73%
Graduate Degree4,38017.73%
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Gahanna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gahanna Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,21219,69010,210
Black2,8712,7221,078
Asian673626425
Hispanic607561121
2+ Races298283121
Other Race25722557
Native American3131
Islander2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.15%.

Gahanna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,539$61,056$43,479
Less Than 9th Grade$16,466$21,284$10,109
High School Graduate$30,620$39,211$25,243
Some College$39,179$41,079$35,875
Bachelors Degree$65,884$81,509$55,556
Graduate Degree$77,862$84,825$73,981

$51,539

Average Earnings

$61,056

Average Male

$43,479

Average Female

Gahanna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gahanna Language by Age

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Gahanna Language

94.78% of Gahanna residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Gahanna Language

Gahanna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,8211,1824.25%
Black4,1512796.72%
Asian1,13615213.38%
Multiple81810412.71%
Hispanic1,044817.76%
Other341349.97%

5.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

6.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gahanna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gahanna is Asian, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gahanna is White, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.55%.

Gahanna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.30%
High School9.58%
Some College3.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.72%

Gahanna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.58%
Female Employed3.09%
Male Employed0.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gahanna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gahanna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,475$104,746
Families$102,688$119,535
Married Families$114,039-
Non Families$53,927$64,583
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Income by Household Type

Gahanna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gahanna Married by Age and Sex

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Gahanna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gahanna Marital Status by Race

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Gahanna Marital Status

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1,984

Number of Veterans

1,741

Male Veterans

243

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam637
First Gulf War404
Second Gulf War334
Korea177
World War II42

Gahanna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54580
75+493
65 to 74456
55 to 64310
18 to 34145

Gahanna Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6217.37%
Black2879.17%
Hispanic17422.60%
2+ Races4411.25%
Asian324.31%

Gahanna Veterans by Race

Gahanna Veterans by Education

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3.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gahanna Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gahanna Employment by Age

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Gahanna Employment by Race

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Gahanna Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.75%

Born in Gahanna

95.45%

Native Born

4.55%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

2.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.45% of Gahanna residents were born in the United States, with 68.75% having been born in Ohio. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gahanna Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,455-14-0.04%
202035,469-14-0.04%
201935,483-14-0.04%
201835,497900.25%
201735,4072170.62%
201635,1904471.29%
201534,7432990.87%
201434,4442390.70%
201334,2053100.91%
201233,8953531.05%
201133,5422690.81%
201033,2736370.19%
200032,6364,8451.62%
199027,7919,7904.44%
198018,0015,6013.80%
197012,4009,68316.39%
19602,7172,31710.05%
19404000.00%

Gahanna Population by Year