Columbus Grove is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,079 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbus Grove is the 424th largest community in Ohio. Columbus Grove has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Columbus Grove is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.62% of the Columbus Grove workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Columbus Grove is a village of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbus Grove who work in office and administrative support (10.53%), healthcare (8.73%), and management occupations (8.73%).
Being a small village, Columbus Grove does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Columbus Grove citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.15% of adults 25 and older in Columbus Grove have a college degree.
The per capita income in Columbus Grove in 2018 was $24,721, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,884 for a family of four. However, Columbus Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Columbus Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbus Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Columbus Grove include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Columbus Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.