Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia
Columbus: Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States
Columbus is a city located in the county of Muscogee in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 189,885. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 196,442 inhabitants.
The city was created 195 years ago in 1827.
Quick Facts about Columbus
|Population :||196,442 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Georgia (United States)|
|County :||Muscogee County|
|Twitter username :||colcongov|
|Postal code :||31997–31999, 31820, 31993–31994, 31829, 31900–31909, 31914, 31917|
|Area :||572000000 km2|
|Official name :||Columbus|
|Named for :||Christopher Columbus|
|Altitude :||797 feet / 243 meters|
|Capital city :||Columbus is capital of Muscogee County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1828 (195 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||13:07:31 (5th February 2023)|
|Population growth :||3.34% (2010-2020)|
The population of Columbus increased by 3.34% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||155,027|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||149,631|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||3.6%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||155,932|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||149,618|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||5.8%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||22.1%|
|People over 65 (%) :||20.1%|
|Female persons, % :||50.8%|
|White only, percent :||92.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||4.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.3%|
|Asians alone % :||1.1%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.1%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||2.1%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||6.1%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||87.5%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||12,328|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||3.8%|
|Residential units, July 1, 2019 :||66,183|
|Residential units, July 1, 2019 :||66,183|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||71.2%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$180,400|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,402|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$484|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$883|
|Permits for construction, 2020 :||330|
|2015-2019 Households :||60,438|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.51|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||89.8%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||6.9%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||86.7%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||80.5%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||88.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||21.6%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||9.8%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||8.5%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||63.0%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||57.1%|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||820,531|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||3,179,954|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||1,809,457|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$11,961|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||24.9|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$63,379|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$31,221|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||8.1%|
|Total number of employer establishments, 2019 :||3,079|
|2019 total employment :||51,117|
|2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) :||2,098,753|
|Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 :||-0.3%|
|2018 total non-employer establishments :||9,185|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||11,618|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||6,692|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||3,752|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||642|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||10,513|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,384|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||9,679|
|2010 population per square mile :||193.7|
|2010 land area in square miles :||772.22|
Best Things to Do in Columbus
1 Woodruff Riverfront Park
1000 Bay Ave, Columbus, GA 31901, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Coca-Cola Space Science Center
701 Front Ave, Columbus, GA 31901, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 The Columbus Museum
1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906, United States ➦ Show Map
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4 National Civil War Naval Museum
1002 Victory Dr, Columbus, GA 31901, United States ➦ Show Map
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5 Historic Westville
3557 S Lumpkin Rd, Columbus, GA 31903, United States ➦ Show Map
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Other Places in Columbus
1 InTown Columbus Blog Forum Social Network
3617 Edgewood Rd, Columbus, GA 31907 ➦ Show Map
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People born in Columbus (200)
- Augusta Jane Evans (American novelist (1835–1909)) she was born in 08/05/1835
- Bebo Norman (American musician) he was born in 29/05/1973
- George Foster Peabody (banker and philanthropist) he was born in 27/07/1852
- Sherrilyn Kenyon (American novelist) she was born in 11/12/1965
- Robert Cray (American blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 01/08/1953
- Carlton Gary (American serial killer) he was born in 15/12/1952
- Nolan Gould (American actor) he was born in 28/10/2000
- Fred Wesley (American jazz trombonist) he was born in 04/07/1943
- James T. Elliott (United State Representative from Arkansas, during Reconstruction (1823-1875)) he was born in 22/04/1823
- Arnetia Walker (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1956
- David M. Walker (American astronaut) he was born in 20/05/1944
- Ash Brannon (American film director and animator) he was born in 19/07/1969
- Marty Jannetty (American professional wrestler) he was born in 03/02/1960
- Dallas Austin (American musician, songwriter, record producer, and film producer) he was born in 29/12/1970
- Justin Guarini (American musician) he was born in 28/10/1978
- Danny Whitten (American guitarist) he was born in 08/05/1943
- Joe (American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer) he was born in 05/07/1973
- Diane Creech she was born in 04/02/1963
Schools in Columbus
College & universities near Columbus, GA
|139357||Columbus Technical College||Columbus (GA)||31904-6572|
|458441||Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus||Columbus (GA)||31907|
|101028||Chattahoochee Valley Community College||Phenix City (AL)||36869|
|139366||Columbus State University||Columbus (GA)||31907-5645|
|419235||Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails||Columbus (GA)||31904|
Post offices near Columbus
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Downtown Columbu Post Office||Columbus (GA)||31901|
|Phenix City Post Office||Phenix City (AL)||36867|
|Wynnton Post Office||Columbus (GA)||31906|
|Beallwood Post Office||Columbus (GA)||31904|
|Lindsey Creek Post Office||Columbus (GA)||31907|
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Distance to Other Cities
Columbus distances to largest Georgia cities