Columbus, WI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Columbus, Wisconsin Info Snack

Population
5,058
Unemployment
1.4%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$165,400
Median Income
$58,606
Median Rent
$810

Columbus SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Columbus, WI Crime Report

63
Total Crimes
1,237.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.03%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 63 1,237.7 1,764.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 10 196.5 293.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 117.9 200.0 250.2
Property Crime 53 1,041.3 1,471.4 2,109.9
Burglary 6 117.9 217.6 340.5
Larceny 44 864.4 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 58.9 126.8 219.9

Columbus, WI Cost Of Living

99
Columbus's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbus Wisconsin National Average
Overall 99 96 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 123 113 100
Housing 82 88 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 100 97 100

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Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2019 5,058 0.7%
2018 5,022 0.4%
2017 5,004 0.0%
2016 5,004 0.1%
2015 4,999 -0.3%
2014 5,014 0.1%
2013 5,007 0.6%
2012 4,979 0.4%
2011 4,958 0.8%
2010 4,920 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
95.1% (4,808)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (143)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (62)
Hispanic
0.9% (45)
Race Columbus WI USA
White 95.1% 81.3% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.9% 6.8% 18.0%

Gender in Columbus

Female
52.2% (2,640)
Male
47.8% (2,418)
Gender Columbus WI USA
Female 52.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (50)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (252)
High School / GED
29.0% (1,466)
Some College
22.0% (1,112)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (657)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (1,163)
Master's Degree
5.0% (252)
Professional Degree
2.0% (101)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Columbus WI USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbus, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
2.4% (11,933)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (23,408)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (42,226)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (73,437)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.8% (44,521)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.7% (114,745)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.5% (88,583)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (62,421)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (24,555)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (19,965)
Income Columbus WI USA
Less than $10,000 2.4% 4.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.8% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.7% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.5% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 15.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 4.9% 7.7%

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