Columbus SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Columbus, Georgia Info Snack

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. According to the 2013 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, Columbus has a population of 202,824 residents, with 316,554 in the greater Columbus-Phenix City metropolitan area. The metro area joins the nearby Alabama cities of Auburn and Opelika to form the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika Combined Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 501,649. Columbus is directly to the east across the Chattahoochee River from Phenix City, Alabama. Situated at the heart of the Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus is Georgia's second-largest city and fourth-largest metropolitan area.
Population
200,303
Unemployment
10.1%
Poverty
20.9%
Median Home
$138,600
Median Income
$42,661
Median Rent
$844

1 Reviews & Comments About Columbus

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

08/05/2018

It is a very boring town with not much going on for families. The public schools are run by Nazis.

The riverfront is dirty. My kids and I can't walk along the river without seeing trash and homeless people.

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Rankings for Columbus in Georgia

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1

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Population 12,688

2

Opelika, AL
Population 29,030

3

LaGrange, GA
Population 30,535

4

Americus, GA
Population 16,185

5

Auburn, AL
Population 60,318

6

Thomaston, GA
Population 8,976

Map Of Columbus, GA

Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2016 200,303 0.0%
2015 200,285 1.0%
2014 198,247 1.7%
2013 194,949 1.9%
2012 191,278 1.4%
2011 188,548 0.5%
2010 187,629 -

Crime in Columbus Per 100k

Crime Columbus GA USA
Violent Crime 655.3 357.2 382.9
Murder 17.6 6.7 5.3
Robbery 198.2 96.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 403.9 228.1 248.9
Property Crime 4435.9 2860.2 2362.0
Burglary 1071.8 530.9 430.4
Larceny 3010.1 2077.4 1694.0
Car Theft 354.1 251.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
41.8% (83,631)
African American
44.5% (89,101)
American Indian
0.3% (647)
Asian
2.3% (4,673)
Hawaiian
0.2% (395)
Other
0.5% (945)
Two Or More
3.0% (6,106)
Hispanic
7.4% (14,805)
Race Columbus GA USA
White 41.8% 54.1% 60.6%
African American 44.5% 30.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 3.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.0% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 7.4% 9.2% 17.3%

Household Income For Columbus, Georgia

Less than $10,000
10.8% (21,632)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (13,620)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (26,439)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (21,432)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (29,244)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (38,057)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (21,232)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (16,625)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (5,608)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (6,409)
Income Columbus GA USA
Less than $10,000 10.8% 8.3% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 5.5% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 10.9% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.4% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 18.0% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 11.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 12.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.6% 5.7%

Gender in Columbus

Female
50.9% (102,018)
Male
49.1% (98,284)
Gender Columbus GA USA
Female 50.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.5% (9,003)
9-12th Grade
8.9% (17,813)
High School / GED
26.8% (53,750)
Some College
25.9% (51,801)
Associate's Degree
8.9% (17,853)
Bachelor's Degree
15.3% (30,548)
Master's Degree
6.7% (13,361)
Professional Degree
1.9% (3,842)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (2,326)
Education Columbus GA USA
< 9th Grade 4.5% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 8.9% 8.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 26.8% 28.1% 27.5%
Some College 25.9% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.9% 7.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 15.3% 18.3% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.7% 7.8% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.9% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.3% 1.3%

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