Columbus, Pennsylvania Population 2024

804

Columbus is a city located in Crawford County, Erie County, and Warren County Pennsylvania. Columbus has a 2024 population of 804. Columbus is currently declining at a rate of -2.78% annually and its population has decreased by -10.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 898 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbus is $90,386 with a poverty rate of 4.11%. The median age in Columbus is 45.1 years: 45.8 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Columbus Demographics

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

  • White: 91.3%
  • Two or more races: 7.05%
  • Native American: 1.65%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
354.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.47% (-94)
The current population of Columbus, Pennsylvania is 804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 898.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White77791.3%
Two or more races607.05%
Native American141.65%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Columbus Population by Race

Columbus Population Pyramid 2024

Columbus Median Age

45.1

Total

45.8

Male

43

Female

Columbus Adults

There are 665 adults, (225 of whom are seniors) in Columbus.

Columbus Age Dependency

93.4

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus Sex Ratio

Female43651.23%
Male41548.77%

Columbus Population by Age

Columbus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3252.6291.18.9
Married1943.1792.87.2
Non Family951.0387.412.6
Female264.191000
Male102.97030

3.24

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

91.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade254.13%
Associates Degree7712.71%
Bachelors Degree518.42%
Graduate Degree518.42%
High School Graduate31852.48%
Less Than 9th Grade111.82%
Some College7312.05%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White580544100
2+ Races24240
Hispanic22220
Native American222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,083$0$62,292
Graduate Degree$85,417$96,250$47,188
High School Graduate$35,042$38,393$24,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,329$41,953$35,000
Some College$57,167$60,750$0

$40,329

Average Earnings

$41,953

Average Male

$35,000

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

88.1% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 11.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.65% of the population.

Columbus Language

Columbus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White777354.5%

4.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.1%

Male Poverty Rate

4.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 4.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbus is White, with 4.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6%.

Columbus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.72%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.23%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,409$107,689
Households$59,196$90,386
Married Families$101,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,194$45,005

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

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 35-44.

Columbus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War28
Korea3
World War II3
Second Gulf War0

Columbus Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+21
65 to 7420
35 to 5416
18 to 340
55 to 640

Columbus Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White579.19%

Columbus Veterans by Race

Columbus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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

74.97%

Born in Columbus

94.36%

Native Born

5.64%

Foreign Born

4.47%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.36% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 74.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.47% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024804-23-2.78%
2023827-24-2.82%
2022851-52-5.76%
202190350.56%
2020898414.78%
2019857698.76%
2018788689.44%
201772060.84%
2016714-10-1.38%
2015724-30-3.98%
2014754-51-6.34%
2013805608.05%
201274550.68%
2011740-84-10.19%
201082400%

Columbus Population by Year