Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi
Columbus: County seat of Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States
Columbus is a city located in the county of Lowndes in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,640 and a population density of 353 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,307 inhabitants.
The city was created 202 years ago in 1820.
Quick Facts about Columbus
|Population :||23,307 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|County :||Lowndes County|
|Different from :||Columbia|
|Postal code :||39701–39705|
|Phone Area Codes :||662|
|Area :||66.96 km2|
|Altitude :||217 feet / 66 meters|
|Capital city :||Columbus is capital of Lowndes County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1821 (202 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||13:12:25 (3rd February 2023)|
|Density :||348 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-1.43% (2010-2020)|
Columbus is located at 33°29'44"N 88°25'38"W (33.4956700, -88.4272600).
- Official Website
Official website of Columbus
According to census records, the population of Columbus decreased by 1.43% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||1,257,584|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||1,202,384|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||4.6%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||1,274,395|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||1,202,362|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||5.4%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||20.7%|
|People over 65 (%) :||17.3%|
|Female persons, % :||51.0%|
|White only, percent :||75.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||13.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.3%|
|Asians alone % :||8.2%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||Z|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||2.3%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||4.3%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||71.5%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||54,362|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||13.0%|
|Residential units, July 1, 2019 :||544,669|
|Residential units, July 1, 2019 :||544,669|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||71.0%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$242,700|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,670|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$639|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,080|
|Permits for construction, 2020 :||2,475|
|2015-2019 Households :||504,585|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.46|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||87.5%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||15.3%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||93.8%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||89.2%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||94.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||47.2%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||7.7%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||5.7%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||66.3%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||59.9%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||2,567,342|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||10,835,571|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||18,446,300|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||20,886,174|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$17,111|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||26.9|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$79,698|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$44,629|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||7.8%|
|Total number of employer establishments, 2019 :||39,188|
|2019 total employment :||721,092|
|2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) :||44,480,835|
|Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 :||1.2%|
|2018 total non-employer establishments :||118,561|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||138,132|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||77,524|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||47,453|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||25,292|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||108,781|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||10,021|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||122,863|
|2010 population per square mile :||1,385.7|
|2010 land area in square miles :||867.66|
People born in Columbus (52)
- James E. Darnell (American biologist) he was born in 09/09/1930
- Henry Armstrong (American boxer) he was born in 12/12/1912
- Leslie Frazier (American football player and coach) he was born in 03/04/1959
- Sedric Toney (American basketball player) he was born in 13/04/1962
- William S. Barry (American politician (1821-1868)) he was born in 10/12/1821
- Samuel Andrew Witherspoon (American politician) he was born in 04/05/1855
- Red Barber (American radio broadcaster, television broadcaster, sportscaster) he was born in 17/02/1908
- Darryl Wilson (American basketball player) he was born in 24/05/1974
- DeWitt Menyard (American basketball player) he was born in 24/05/1944
- Jarvis Gunter (American basketball player) he was born in 08/04/1985
- Arthur Cyprian Harper (American politician) he was born in 01/12/1866
- Billy Brewer (American football player and coach (1935-2018)) he was born in 08/10/1934
- Bobby Richards (American football player) he was born in 02/10/1938
- Charles Fredericks (American actor (1918-1970)) he was born in 05/09/1918
- Doughboy Beatz (Record Producer) he was born in 01/09/1989
- Elbert Drungo (American football player (1943-2014)) he was born in 30/04/1943
- Guy M. Townsend (United States general) he was born in 25/10/1920
- Homer Brewer (American football player) he was born in 08/11/1934
Schools in Columbus
College & universities near Columbus, MS
|176035||Mississippi University for Women||Columbus (MS)||39701|
Amtrak & bus stations near Columbus, MS
|TCL||Tuscaloosa||2105 Greensboro Ave||RAIL|
Post offices near Columbus
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Downtown Columbu Post Office||Columbus (MS)||39701|
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Other cities in Lowndes County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lowndes County , MS.
|Caledonia||1,048||City in Mississippi, United States of America|
|Crawford||655||Town in Lowndes County, Mississippi|
|Artesia||420||Town of the United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Columbus distances to largest Mississippi cities