Living in Columbus, GA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Columbus, Georgia Info Snack

Population
195,739
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$141,300
Median Income
$46,408
Median Rent
$906

Columbus SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Columbus, GA Cost Of Living

96
Columbus's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbus Georgia National Average
Overall 96 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 101 99 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 79 86 100
Transportation 89 97 100
Utilities 106 93 100

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Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2019 195,739 -0.5%
2018 196,670 -1.0%
2017 198,647 -0.8%
2016 200,303 0.0%
2015 200,285 1.0%
2014 198,247 1.7%
2013 194,949 1.9%
2012 191,278 1.4%
2011 188,548 0.5%
2010 187,629 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
40.3% (78,974)
African American
45.6% (89,275)
American Indian
0.4% (790)
Asian
2.5% (4,812)
Hawaiian
0.1% (276)
Other
0.1% (279)
Two Or More
3.3% (6,430)
Hispanic
7.6% (14,903)
Race Columbus GA USA
White 40.3% 52.7% 60.7%
African American 45.6% 31.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 3.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.6% 9.5% 18.0%

Gender in Columbus

Female
51.2% (100,200)
Male
48.8% (95,538)
Gender Columbus GA USA
Female 51.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (9,786)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (15,659)
High School / GED
27.0% (52,849)
Some College
26.0% (50,892)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (17,616)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (29,360)
Master's Degree
7.0% (13,701)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,914)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,957)
Education Columbus GA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbus, Georgia

Less than $10,000
10.7% (2,091,928)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (1,125,864)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.1% (2,363,373)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (2,205,187)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (2,645,041)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (3,469,061)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (2,226,978)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (2,068,523)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (612,298)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (765,641)
Income Columbus GA USA
Less than $10,000 10.7% 6.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.1% 9.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 12.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 12.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 6.5% 7.7%

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