Columbus is a city located in Hickman County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 134, it is the 490th largest city in Kentucky and the 25767th largest city in the United States. Columbus is currently declining at a rate of -2.19% annually and its population has decreased by -43.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 239 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Columbus has a population density of 421 people per square mile.
The average household income in Columbus is $42,218 with a poverty rate of 15.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in Columbus is 29.1 years, 26.9 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbuswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 7.32%.
99.13% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 21.60% 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 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.78%.
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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
100.00% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 63.60% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.