Westerville, Ohio Population 2020

41,687

Westerville is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 41,687, it is the 28th largest city in Ohio and the 937th largest city in the United States. Westerville is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 15.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,120 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Westerville has a population density of 3,308 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westerville is $103,819 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $226,700. The median age in Westerville is 42.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males.

Westerville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westerville was:

  • White: 87.14%
  • Black or African American: 7.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Asian: 2.12%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.01%
The current population of Westerville, Ohio is 41,687, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,387.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,120.

Westerville, Ohio Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,19487.14%
Black or African American2,8317.21%
Two or More Races1,1752.99%
Asian8322.12%
Some Other Race2000.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.01%

Westerville Population Pyramid 2020

Westerville Median Age

42.3


Total

39.1


Male

45


Female

Westerville Adults

There are 30,670 adults, (7,476 of whom are seniors) in Westerville.

Westerville Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Westerville Sex Ratio

Female

20,349

51.86%

Male

18,893

48.14%

Westerville Households and Families

Westerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westerville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All77.4%22.6%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family58.5%41.5%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5362.5677.4
Married8,5963.0390.1
Non Family4,2571.2558.5
Female1,2693.4358.9
Male4143.5362.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westerville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3461.27%
9th to 12th Grade4001.47%
High School Graduate5,72821.03%
Some College4,71817.32%
Associates Degree2,0697.59%
Bachelors Degree8,58931.53%
Graduate Degree5,39219.79%

Westerville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,81623,29912,336
Black1,9871,852945
Hispanic636602278
Asian567549323
Multiple Races27323199
Other Race473220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,999$63,388$42,395
Less Than High School$$46,944$2,500
High School Grad$36,660$41,764$28,007
Some College$40,671$53,284$33,387
Bachelors Degree$58,475$71,964$47,821
Graduate Degree$78,201$91,449$69,555

$53,999

Average Earnings

$63,388

Average Male

$42,395

Average Female

Westerville Language

Westerville Language by Age

Westerville Language

92.95% of Westerville residents speak only English, while 7.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Westerville Poverty

Westerville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,6421,6925.35%
Black2,60047718.35%
Multiple1,07838335.53%
Hispanic1,07114713.73%
Asian750719.47%

7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.08%

Male Poverty Rate

6.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westerville is Multiple, with 35.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westerville is White, with 5.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.25%
High School10.75%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.23%
Female Unemployed28.44%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed3.97%

Westerville Income

Westerville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,443$103,819
Families$106,382$119,435
Married Families$118,419-
Non Families$46,624$62,723

Westerville Marital Status

Westerville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Westerville Married by Age and Sex

Westerville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Westerville Marital Status by Race

Westerville Veterans

2,506

Number of Veterans

2,421

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,102
Second Gulf War519
First Gulf War351
Korea227
World War II156
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74895
75+610
35 to 54481
55 to 64358
18 to 34162
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2238.13%
Black1989.17%
2 or More8519.45%
Hispanic445.87%

$Westerville Veterans by Education

6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westerville Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Westerville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.40%

Born in Ohio

93.48%

Native Born

6.52%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.48% of Westerville residents were born in the United States, with 68.40% having been born in Ohio. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202041,6876501.58%
201941,0376501.61%
201840,3875511.38%
201739,8366501.66%
201639,1865091.32%
201538,6776831.80%
201437,9941650.44%
201337,8294161.11%
201237,4134501.22%
201136,9634761.30%
201036,4871,1690.33%
200035,3185,0491.55%
199030,2696,8552.60%
198023,41410,8846.45%
197012,5305,5195.98%
19607,0112,8995.48%
19504,1129662.71%
19403,1462670.89%
19302,8791,5792.69%
19001,3000.00%