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Olympia, Washington
Columbus, Ohio
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Olympia is 38% less densely populated than Columbus.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Columbus.
The Median Age is 5.5 years older in Olympia.

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PEOPLE
 Olympia, WAColumbus, OHUnited States
 Population50,302850,106321,418,820
 Population - 201045,708770,407308,745,538
 Population - 200042,514711,470285,036,114
 Population - 199033,840632,910251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now48.65%34.32%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now18.32%19.49%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,8233,90191
 Land Area182183,531,905
 Water Area26264,837
 Median Age37.331.837.4
 Female Population52.19%51.39%50.81%
 Male Population47.81%48.61%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Olympia, WAColumbus, OHUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.55%7.66%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.30%6.52%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.68%5.62%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.29%3.26%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.43%5.16%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.23%7.61%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.78%19.62%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.64%13.44%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.44%12.21%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.39%5.48%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.76%4.45%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.23%5.05%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.94%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.35%1.24%1.85%
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 RACE
 Olympia, WAColumbus, OHUnited States
 White80.22%58.44%62.77%
 Black1.33%27.45%12.24%
 Asian6.03%4.41%4.95%
 Native American0.89%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.37%0.04%0.16%
 Other0.26%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.08%3.52%2.13%
 Hispanic7.81%5.70%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic92.19%94.30%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Olympia, WAColumbus, OHUnited States
 Households20,657329,994116,211,000
 Family Households10,810176,60376,958,100
 Non Family Households9,847153,39139,253,000
 Household Size2.252.42.63
 Married Population44.30%39.30%50.58%
 Single Population55.70%60.70%49.42%
 Now Married42.76%36.88%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.54%2.42%2.17%
 Never Married34.61%43.69%32.55%
 Widowed5.71%4.54%5.95%
 Divorced15.38%12.48%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.87%27.98%31.68%
 Married, no children42.44%33.66%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.23%25.98%16.94%
 Single, no children7.46%12.38%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Olympia

Great Recreation Opportunities: Nice trail around Capital lake and close to western chehalis trail. Views of Mt. Rainier and close to puget sound. 1.5 hours from seattle.... (read more)

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Comments about Columbus

re: Pros & Cons - 8/29/2009: 5 years later and the west side is real bad.i got hit in a large parking lot while walking.the crack head driver sprayed me with mustard and the black passanger got out... (read more)

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