Columbus, Montana Population 2022

2,190
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Columbus is a city located in Stillwater County Montana. Columbus has a 2020 population of 2,190. It is also the county seat of Stillwater County. Columbus is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 15.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,900 in 2010.

The average household income in Columbus is $75,295 with a poverty rate of 8.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $185,600. The median age in Columbus is 36.6 years, 38 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Columbus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbuswas:

  • White: 94.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Other race: 2.23%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbus, Montana is 2,190 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,900.

Columbus, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,06694.17%
Two or More Races512.32%
Some Other Race492.23%
Asian281.28%
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Columbus Population by Race

Columbus Population Pyramid $2022

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Columbus Median Age

36.6


Total

38


Male

36.3


Female

Columbus Adults

There are 1,500 adults, (323 of whom are seniors) in Columbus.

Columbus Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus Sex Ratio

Female

1,175

53.56%

Male

1,019

46.44%

Columbus Population by Age

Columbus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family43.6%56.4%
All74.8%25.2%
Female77.6%22.4%
Married92.7%7.3%
Male100%0%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7942.7174.8
Married4373.4792.7
Non Family2641.1143.6
Female853.5677.6
Male85100

3.41

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Columbus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.34%
9th to 12th Grade251.86%
High School Graduate50737.70%
Some College31923.72%
Associates Degree1249.22%
Bachelors Degree21916.28%
Graduate Degree1339.89%
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Columbus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2671,228345
Hispanic5757
Other Race4949
2+ Races12127
Asian95

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 58.33%.

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,484$44,231$35,917
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,978$$19,018
Some College$38,438$41,477$27,188
Bachelors Degree$46,406$57,778$45,781
Graduate Degree$54,743$88,125$53,879

$41,484

Average Earnings

$44,231

Average Male

$35,917

Average Female

Columbus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbus Language by Age

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Columbus Language

93.28% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 6.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Columbus Language

Columbus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0061537.63%
Hispanic673349.25%
Other23NaN%
Multiple5135.88%

8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.18%

Male Poverty Rate

11.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.09%.

Columbus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.00%
High School13.25%
Some College5.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.22%
Male Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed7.25%
Male Employed1.62%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,038$75,295
Families$82,045$90,686
Married Families$95,125-
Non Families$30,208$39,278
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Income by Household Type

Columbus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 55-64.

Columbus Marital Status by Race

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Columbus Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War14
World War II9
Korea3

Columbus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
75+39
35 to 5428
18 to 3417
55 to 6414

Columbus Veterans by Age

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Columbus Veterans by Race

Columbus Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Columbus Employment by Age

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Columbus Employment by Race

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Columbus Employment by Education

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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68.51%

Born in Columbus

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 68.51% having been born in Montana. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Columbus Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,190371.72%
20212,153371.75%
20202,116371.78%
20192,079371.81%
20182,042130.64%
20172,029150.74%
20162,014-14-0.69%
20152,028452.27%
20141,98380.41%
20131,975381.96%
20121,937120.62%
20111,925251.32%
20101,9000.00%

Columbus Population by Year