Columbus is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 23,375, it is the 18th largest city in Mississippi and the 1638th largest city in the United States. Columbus is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,640 in 2010. Columbus reached it's highest population of 27,503 in 1980. Spanning over 26 miles, Columbus has a population density of 933 people per square mile.
The average household income in Columbus is $50,766 with a poverty rate of 29.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $116,000. The median age in Columbus is 37.9 years, 34.5 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males.