Columbus Junction is a city located in Louisa County Iowa. Columbus Junction has a 2020 population of 1,771. Columbus Junction is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,895 in 2010.
The average household income in Columbus Junction is $51,892 with a poverty rate of 15.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $94,600. The median age in Columbus Junction is 35.1 years, 31.2 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbus Junctionwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 41.73%.
46.96% of Columbus Junction residents speak only English, while 53.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus Junction is Black, with 52.08% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus Junction is Hispanic, with 8.38% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.71%.
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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 Junction
69.45% of Columbus Junction residents were born in the United States, with 51.55% having been born in Iowa. 23.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.