Columbus is a city located in Muscogee County Georgia. Columbus has a 2020 population of 210,330. It is also the county seat of Muscogee County. Columbus is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 206,922 in 2010.
The average household income in Columbus is $65,942 with a poverty rate of 20.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $925 per month, and the median house value is $142,900. The median age in Columbus is 34 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbuswas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.17%.
92.22% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 7.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is Islander, with 33.09% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Columbus
94.83% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 55.77% having been born in Georgia. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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