Columbus is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 197,369, it is the 3rd largest city in Georgia (after Atlanta and Augusta) and the 127th largest city in the United States. Columbus is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 189,885 in 2010. Columbus reached it's highest population of 203,225 in 2013. Spanning over 221 miles, Columbus has a population density of 912 people per square mile.
The average household income in Columbus is $65,942 with a poverty rate of 20.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $906 per month, and the median house value is $141,300. The median age in Columbus is 34 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.