Columbus, Texas Population 2022

3,707
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Columbus is a city located in Colorado County Texas. Columbus has a 2020 population of 3,707. It is also the county seat of Colorado County. Columbus is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,699 in 2010.

The average household income in Columbus is $76,664 with a poverty rate of 13.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $163,500. The median age in Columbus is 39.9 years, 31.8 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Columbus Demographics

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

  • White: 67.74%
  • Other race: 16.05%
  • Black or African American: 15.50%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Columbus, Texas is 3,707 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,699.

Columbus, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,46967.74%
Black or African American56515.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.33%
Asian140.38%
Some Other Race58516.05%
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Columbus Population by Race

Columbus Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbus Median Age

35.1


Total

26.8


Male

43.9


Female

Columbus Adults

There are 2,718 adults, (674 of whom are seniors) in Columbus.

Columbus Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbus Sex Ratio

Female

1,884

51.69%

Male

1,761

48.31%

Columbus Population by Age

Columbus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married78.7%21.3%
Female77%23%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family65.7%34.3%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2092.8275.3
Married5443.3978.7
Male643.95100
Female2043.8477
Non Family3971.3365.7

3.46

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Columbus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1918.39%
9th to 12th Grade1195.23%
High School Graduate1,06846.90%
Some College25811.33%
Associates Degree1968.61%
Bachelors Degree35915.77%
Graduate Degree863.78%
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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
Asian554
White1,5061,433411
Hispanic42427019
Black34225911
Other Race204153
Native American12

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 asian people with a rate of 80.00%.

Columbus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,960$37,212$30,972
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,023
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$33,750$$35,167
Bachelors Degree$48,092$$52,750
Graduate Degree$205,492$206,212$

$31,960

Average Earnings

$37,212

Average Male

$30,972

Average Female

Columbus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbus Language by Age

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Columbus Language

82.52% of Columbus residents speak only English, while 17.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.91% of the population.

Columbus Language

Columbus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black52814427.27%
White1,85232717.66%
OtherNaN%

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.50%

Male Poverty Rate

20.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbus is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.05%.

Columbus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.26%
High School5.53%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.57%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Columbus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,793$77,252
Families$61,469$88,025
Married Families$61,395-
Non Families$29,432$50,895
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Income by Household Type

Columbus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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 55-64, 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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90

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam64
Korea21
World War II

Columbus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6413
65 to 7434
75+43

Columbus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White804.09%
Black41.09%
Other Race61.58%
Hispanic60.83%

Columbus Veterans by Race

Columbus Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbus Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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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80.11%

Born in Columbus

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of Columbus residents were born in the United States, with 80.11% having been born in Texas. 3.48% 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
19502,8780.00%
19603,6567782.42%
19703,342-314-0.89%
19803,9235811.62%
19903,367-556-1.52%
20003,9165491.52%
20103,655-261-0.69%
20113,65940.11%
20123,66340.11%
20133,66740.11%
20143,67140.11%
20153,67540.11%
20163,67940.11%
20173,68340.11%
20183,68740.11%
20193,69140.11%
20203,69980.22%
20213,70340.11%
20223,70740.11%

Columbus Population by Year