Columbus, Kentucky Population 2020

149
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Columbus is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 149, it is the 392nd largest city in Kentucky and the 17490th largest city in the United States. Columbus is currently declining at a rate of -1.97% annually and its population has decreased by -12.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 170 in 2010. Columbus reached it's highest population of 168 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Columbus has a population density of 468 people per square mile.

The average household income in Columbus is $40,708 with a poverty rate of 21.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $53,300. The median age in Columbus is 29.9 years, 23.8 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Columbus Demographics

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

  • White: 81.64%
  • Black or African American: 9.77%
  • Two or more races: 6.64%
  • Other race: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbus, Kentucky is 149, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 155.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 170.

Columbus, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20981.64%
Black or African American259.77%
Two or More Races176.64%
Some Other Race41.56%
Asian10.39%
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Columbus Population Pyramid 2020

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Columbus Median Age

29.9


Total

23.8


Male

35.6


Female

Columbus Adults

There are 197 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Columbus.

Columbus Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus Sex Ratio

Female

136

53.13%

Male

120

46.88%

Columbus Households and Families

Columbus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.8%22.2%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
All62.1%37.9%
Female40.7%59.3%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All872.9462.1
Non Family301.763.3
Female273.4440.7
Married273.2277.8
Male38.33100

3.28

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

11.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Columbus Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade159.74%
9th to 12th Grade2717.53%
High School Graduate7146.10%
Some College2516.23%
Associates Degree149.09%
Bachelors Degree10.65%
Graduate Degree10.65%
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Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White129921
Black18131
Hispanic44
Other Race44
Multiple Races22
Asian11

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 5.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,563$22,083$19,167
Less Than High School$16,364$$17,045
High School Grad$23,750$30,625$19,722
Some College$23,036$23,000$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,563

Average Earnings

$22,083

Average Male

$19,167

Average Female

Columbus Language

Columbus Language by Age

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Columbus Language

98.27% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Columbus Poverty

Columbus Poverty by Race

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21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 26.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 26.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.59%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.48%
Some College20.51%
High School5.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Employed21.43%
Male Employed15.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Columbus Income

Columbus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,344$40,708
Families$42,917$43,735
Married Families$60,313-
Non Families$36,250$33,047
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Columbus Marital Status

Columbus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbus Married by Age and Sex

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Columbus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbus Marital Status by Race

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Columbus Veterans

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8

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
Korea1
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744
55 to 643
75+1
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White74.52%
Asian1100.00%

Columbus Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus Employment Status

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

14.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.09%

Born in Kentucky

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 71.09% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020149-3-1.97%
2019152-3-1.94%
2018155-2-1.27%
2017157-3-1.88%
20161600.00%
2015160-3-1.84%
20141630.00%
2013163-1-0.61%
2012164-1-0.61%
2011165-3-1.79%
20101680.00%