Columbus AFB, Mississippi Population 2024

1,167

Columbus AFB is a city located in Lowndes County Mississippi. Columbus AFB has a 2024 population of 1,167. Columbus AFB is currently declining at a rate of -10.02% annually and its population has decreased by -30.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,689 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbus AFB is $75,401 with a poverty rate of 5.6%. The median age in Columbus AFB is 24.9 years: 25.5 years for males, and 24 years for females.

Columbus AFB Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbus AFB was:

  • White: 73.04%
  • Two or more races: 13.45%
  • Asian: 6.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.81%
  • Other race: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
762.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-30.91% (-522)
The current population of Columbus AFB, Mississippi is 1,167 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,689.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,04373.04%
Two or more races19213.45%
Asian936.51%
Black or African American835.81%
Other race171.19%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Columbus AFB Population by Race

Columbus AFB Population Pyramid 2024

Columbus AFB Median Age

24.9

Total

25.5

Male

24

Female

Columbus AFB Adults

There are 1,044 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Columbus AFB.

Columbus AFB Age Dependency

36.8

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus AFB Sex Ratio

Female68948.25%
Male73951.75%

Columbus AFB Population by Age

Columbus AFB Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4472.880100
Married3503.30100
Non Family971.350100
Male0000
Female0000

3.26

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbus AFB Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree8111.46%
Bachelors Degree28440.17%
Graduate Degree11115.7%
High School Graduate567.92%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College17524.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Columbus AFB Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbus AFB Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White498498313
Hispanic10410429
2+ Races575734
Asian565626
Black363620
Other Race13132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 62.85%.

Columbus AFB Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,375$44,763$80,518
Graduate Degree$75,179$106,875$28,750
High School Graduate$0$34,286$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,239$52,938$30,707
Some College$38,036$42,778$31,196

$44,239

Average Earnings

$52,938

Average Male

$30,707

Average Female

Columbus AFB Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbus AFB Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbus AFB Language

87.57% of Columbus AFB residents speak only English, while 12.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.23% of the population.

Columbus AFB Language

Columbus AFB Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White832728.65%

5.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.73%

Male Poverty Rate

6.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus AFB

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus AFB is White, with 8.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus AFB is White, with 8.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.1%.

Columbus AFB Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School35.29%
Some College3.13%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Columbus AFB Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

Columbus AFB Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus AFB Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,611$83,796
Households$73,661$75,401
Married Families$78,611$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,375$43,892

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbus AFB Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

81.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbus AFB Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Columbus AFB Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbus AFB Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbus AFB Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

152

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War126
First Gulf War16
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Columbus AFB Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34100
35 to 5435
55 to 6417
65 to 740
75+0

Columbus AFB Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11426.33%
2+ Races2978.38%
Hispanic2925.22%
Black9100%

Columbus AFB Veterans by Race

Columbus AFB Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus AFB Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.9%

Labor Force Participation

32.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Columbus AFB Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus AFB Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus AFB Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

11.69%

Born in Columbus AFB

93.14%

Native Born

6.86%

Foreign Born

2.8%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.14% of Columbus AFB residents were born in the United States, with 11.69% having been born in Mississippi. 2.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Columbus AFB Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,167-130-10.02%
20231,297-131-9.17%
20221,428-309-17.79%
20211,737482.84%
20201,689221.32%
20191,667-6-0.36%
20181,673332.01%
20171,64015110.14%
20161,489463.19%
20151,443-35-2.37%
20141,478382.64%
20131,440-167-10.39%
20121,6071026.78%
20111,5051329.61%
20101,37300%

Columbus AFB Population by Year