Columbus City, Iowa Population 2024

384

Columbus City is a city located in Louisa County Iowa. Columbus City has a 2024 population of 384. Columbus City is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 388 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbus City is $75,449 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbus City is 54.9 years, 55.3 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Columbus City Demographics

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

  • White: 58.76%
  • Other race: 37.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,607.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.03% (-4)
The current population of Columbus City, Iowa is 384 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 388.

Columbus City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16158.76%
Other race10437.96%
Two or more races82.92%
Native American10.36%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Columbus City Population by Race

Columbus City Population Pyramid 2024

Columbus City Median Age

54.9

Total

55.3

Male

53.5

Female

Columbus City Adults

There are 236 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Columbus City.

Columbus City Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus City Sex Ratio

Female12344.89%
Male15155.11%

Columbus City Population by Age

Columbus City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1202.2897.52.5
Married702.6498.61.4
Non Family371.141000
Male112.7381.818.2
Female28.51000
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

97.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbus City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Columbus City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbus City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.24%.

Columbus City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,208

Average Earnings

$58,250

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Columbus City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbus City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbus City Language

57.46% of Columbus City residents speak only English, while 42.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.79% of the population.

Columbus City Language

Columbus City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White141117.8%
Multiple8112.5%
Hispanic12810.78%
showing: 3 rows

4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.65%

Male Poverty Rate

6.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus City is Multiple, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus City is Hispanic, with 0.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.2%.

Columbus City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.25%
High School5.26%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Columbus City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.08%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Columbus City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbus City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

66.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbus City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Columbus City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbus City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbus City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Columbus City Veterans by War

count

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Columbus City Veterans by Age

count

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Columbus City Veterans by Race

Columbus City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Columbus City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus City 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

62.77%

Born in Columbus City

80.29%

Native Born

19.71%

Foreign Born

9.49%

Non Citizen

10.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.29% of Columbus City residents were born in the United States, with 62.77% having been born in Iowa. 9.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Columbus City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029379-1-0.26%
2028380-1-0.26%
2027381-1-0.26%
2026382-1-0.26%
2025383-1-0.26%
2024384-1-0.26%
2023385-1-0.26%
2022386-1-0.26%
2021387-1-0.26%
2020388143.74%
2019374-3-0.8%
2018377-2-0.53%
2017379-3-0.79%
2016382-1-0.26%
201538310.26%
2014382-4-1.04%
2013386
2012386-5-1.28%
2011391
2010391
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Columbus City Population by Year