Berwick, Columbus, Ohio

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Berwick is a middle-class neighborhood made up of a diverse racial and religious population on the eastside of Columbus, Ohio just south of the suburb of Bexley, Ohio.[1][2] Developed in the early 1930-1950's, it is known as the home of Columbus' black elite, but also has a strong Jewish community.[3] According to Census 2000, the total population of the neighborhood was 4,639 with 55% (2,549) being Non-Hispanic Black alone and 41% (1,916) being Non-Hispanic White alone. In 2000, the average annual household income was $61,237. Among households with a Black householder the average household income was $63,372, while those with a White householder it was $58,768.

Schools[edit]

Berwick Alternative Elementary School - Columbus Public Schools

All Saints Academy - Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus

Community Centers[edit]

Leo Yassenoff Jewish Community Center

Places of worship[edit]

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brookwood Presbyterian Church, Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Beth Jacob Synagogue, and Christ United Methodist Church

Nightlife[edit]

Leipzig Haus - A popular bar among students from nearby Capital University.

Notable Past and Present Residents[edit]

Michael B. Coleman - Mayor of the City of Columbus (2000–present)

Archie Griffin - Two time Heisman Trophy winning football player & graduate of nearby Eastmoor High School (now Eastmoor Academy)

Ryan Vesler - Creative director and founder of HOMAGE.

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