Columbus, Kentucky Population 2024

134

Columbus is a city located in Hickman County Kentucky. Columbus has a 2024 population of 134. Columbus is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 140 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbus is $49,811 with a poverty rate of 12.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbus is 54.7 years, 35.7 years for males, and 55.3 years for females.

Columbus Demographics

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

  • White: 60.11%
  • Black or African American: 31.91%
  • Two or more races: 4.26%
  • Other race: 2.66%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
421.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.29% (-6)
The current population of Columbus, Kentucky is 134 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 140.

Columbus, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11360.11%
Black or African American6031.91%
Two or more races84.26%
Other race52.66%
Asian21.06%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Columbus Population by Race

Columbus Population Pyramid 2024

Columbus Median Age

54.7

Total

35.7

Male

55.3

Female

Columbus Adults

There are 169 adults, (34 of whom are seniors) in Columbus.

Columbus Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus Sex Ratio

Female13270.21%
Male5629.79%

Columbus Population by Age

Columbus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All712.65937
Non Family281.2992.97.1
Married232.618713
Female204.61000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.53

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

93.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Columbus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.53%.

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$

Average Female

Columbus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbus Language

94.44% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 5.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Columbus Language

Columbus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White113119.73%
Multiple88100%
Hispanic88100%
Other55100%
showing: 4 rows

12.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 9.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.46%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Columbus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.99%
Some College15.79%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Columbus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed9.62%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Columbus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

19.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Columbus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Columbus Veterans by War

count

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Columbus Veterans by Age

count

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Columbus Veterans by Race

Columbus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Columbus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.83%

Born in Columbus

97.34%

Native Born

2.66%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.34% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 63.83% having been born in Kentucky. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Columbus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029129-1-0.77%
2028130-1-0.76%
2027131-1-0.76%
2026132-1-0.75%
2025133-1-0.75%
2024134-1-0.74%
2023135-1-0.74%
2022136-1-0.73%
2021137-3-2.14%
2020140-11-7.28%
2019151-2-1.31%
2018153-4-2.55%
2017157-3-1.88%
2016160-1-0.62%
2015161
2014161-2-1.23%
2013163-1-0.61%
2012164-1-0.61%
2011165-3-1.79%
2010168
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Columbus Population by Year