Living in Columbus, NE

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

Columbus, Nebraska Info Snack

Population
23,195
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
9.1%
Median Home
$145,500
Median Income
$60,110
Median Rent
$763

Columbus SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
10

Columbus, NE Crime Report

387
Total Crimes
1,653.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-33.24%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Nebraska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 387 1,653.4 2,340.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 28 119.6 300.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 5.0
Robbery 3 12.8 40.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 13 55.5 192.9 250.2
Property Crime 359 1,533.8 2,039.3 2,109.9
Burglary 38 162.4 245.3 340.5
Larceny 288 1,230.5 1,536.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 33 141.0 257.7 219.9

Columbus, NE Cost Of Living

90
Columbus's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbus Nebraska National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 103 95 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 105 99 100
Housing 70 76 100
Transportation 96 95 100
Utilities 90 90 100

Columbus, NE Photos

Columbus Loup River Bridge From Nw
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Columbusc Nebraska Rr Depot From Se
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Columbusc Nebraska Th St From Se
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Columbus Hydroelectric Plant Nebraska
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Glur Tavern From E
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Map Of Columbus, NE

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Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2019 23,195 0.9%
2018 22,992 0.7%
2017 22,834 0.7%
2016 22,668 0.4%
2015 22,584 0.7%
2014 22,436 0.6%
2013 22,299 0.9%
2012 22,110 1.1%
2011 21,877 1.1%
2010 21,640 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
74.3% (17,223)
African American
0.5% (121)
American Indian
0.6% (148)
Asian
0.6% (135)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (205)
Hispanic
23.1% (5,363)
Race Columbus NE USA
White 74.3% 79.0% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 4.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 23.1% 10.9% 18.0%

Gender in Columbus

Female
49.2% (11,423)
Male
50.8% (11,772)
Gender Columbus NE USA
Female 49.2% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,159)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,391)
High School / GED
28.0% (6,494)
Some College
24.0% (5,566)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (3,247)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (3,479)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,391)
Professional Degree
1.0% (231)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (231)
Education Columbus NE USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbus, Nebraska

Less than $10,000
3.0% (69,317)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (99,596)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (229,973)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (216,209)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (375,364)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (462,198)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.7% (409,897)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (301,542)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (83,330)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (72,069)
Income Columbus NE USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 8.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 18.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.7% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 15.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 4.9% 7.7%

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