District Eight

Columbus City Council Residential District Eight is roughly bounded by Scioto River to the west, Lockbourne and Groveport to the south, Big Walnut Park to the east, and Bexley and Whitehall to the north. It has the city’s largest Black population among the city’s districts. 

District Eight is located in the southeast part of the city and is home to The Fort and the former site of Eastland Mall. The district’s neighborhoods include South Side, Mid East, and Far South.

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Name District Eight

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Demographics

Median Income

Source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2017--2021

Population Experiencing Poverty

Source: American Community Survey (ACS) 2017--2021

Racial and Ethnic Composition

Source: City of Columbus

Crime

The relative risk of specific crime types compared to the city at-large.

+10%

Total Crime

+25%

Personal Crime

+51%

Murder

+48%

Rape

+2%

Robbery

+41%

Assault

+8%

Property Crime

+23%

Burglary

+3%

Larceny

+10%

Motor Vehicle Theft

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Columbus Districts is a project of The Confluence Cast and Columbus Underground, meant to provide a greater understanding of the transition to Columbus City Council Residential Districts, exhibit the unique nature of each district, and invite civic engagement from all Columbusites.

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