Living in Columbus, IN

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

Columbus, Indiana Info Snack

Population
48,150
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$166,200
Median Income
$63,405
Median Rent
$951

Columbus SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Columbus, IN Crime Report

1,506
Total Crimes
3,138.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,506 3,138.1 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 67 139.6 370.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 17 35.4 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 20.8 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,439 2,998.5 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 130 270.9 323.7 340.5
Larceny 1,254 2,613.0 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 55 114.6 203.8 219.9

Columbus, IN Cost Of Living

94
Columbus's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbus Indiana National Average
Overall 94 89 100
Services 104 97 100
Groceries 96 92 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 82 72 100
Transportation 101 100 100
Utilities 95 99 100

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Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2019 48,150 2.0%
2018 47,227 0.6%
2017 46,926 1.0%
2016 46,474 1.3%
2015 45,868 0.8%
2014 45,522 1.2%
2013 44,978 1.5%
2012 44,306 1.2%
2011 43,780 1.1%
2010 43,314 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
75.9% (36,549)
African American
2.2% (1,051)
American Indian
0.3% (145)
Asian
12.2% (5,898)
Hawaiian
0.1% (42)
Other
0.5% (259)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,145)
Hispanic
6.4% (3,061)
Race Columbus IN USA
White 75.9% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 2.2% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 12.2% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.4% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Columbus

Female
50.6% (24,372)
Male
49.4% (23,778)
Gender Columbus IN USA
Female 50.6% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (962)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (2,407)
High School / GED
25.0% (12,037)
Some College
18.0% (8,667)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,852)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (11,074)
Master's Degree
16.0% (7,704)
Professional Degree
1.0% (481)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (963)
Education Columbus IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbus, Indiana

Less than $10,000
5.9% (284,062)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (184,090)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (418,295)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (428,522)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (611,590)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (838,636)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (690,340)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (736,363)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.3% (350,028)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (273,068)
Income Columbus IN USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.3% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 4.2% 7.7%

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