Columbus SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
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
196,670
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
21.1%
Median Home
$141,700
Median Income
$45,389
Median Rent
$877

2 Reviews & Comments About Columbus

Overall User Rating
2.5
/5

HomeSnacks User

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.


HomeSnacks User

The crime in the area is actually increasing by murders ad robbery's every night. The schools in the area are slowly increasing with better teachers, better principals, and our very own performing arts school. There are lots of family fun things to do in the Columbus-Fort Benning area such as

Launch, Stars and Stripes, Hollywood Connection, Lakebottom Park, Chattohoochee Riverfront Park, and more. I still love Columbus mines the crime I have lived there for 7 years.

My favorite thing about Columbus is the River walk. It does flood very easily but I love the park it has a lot of things to do YOU CAN ZIP LINE ACROSS THE RIVER!!!

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Rankings for Columbus in Georgia

Best Places Around Columbus

1

Eufaula, AL
Population 12,289

2

Opelika, AL
Population 29,798

3

LaGrange, GA
Population 30,412

4

Americus, GA
Population 15,659

5

Auburn, AL
Population 62,996

6

Thomaston, GA
Population 8,802

Map Of Columbus, GA

Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2017 196,670 -1.0%
2016 198,647 -0.8%
2015 200,303 0.0%
2014 200,285 1.0%
2013 198,247 1.7%
2012 194,949 1.9%
2011 191,278 1.4%
2010 188,548 0.5%
2009 187,629 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
40.7% (80,045)
African American
45.2% (88,840)
American Indian
0.4% (777)
Asian
2.4% (4,783)
Hawaiian
0.2% (329)
Other
0.3% (635)
Two Or More
3.3% (6,403)
Hispanic
7.6% (14,858)
Race Columbus GA USA
White 40.7% 53.2% 61.1%
African American 45.2% 31.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 3.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.6% 9.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Columbus, Georgia

Less than $10,000
10.8% (2,116,271)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (1,192,037)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (2,395,401)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (2,217,405)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (2,667,790)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (3,542,131)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (2,252,735)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (1,943,128)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (674,229)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (665,868)
Income Columbus GA USA
Less than $10,000 10.8% 726.3% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 481.6% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 990.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 988.9% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 1337.3% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 1777.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 1223.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 1350.5% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 544.1% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 580.1% 697.9%

Gender in Columbus

Female
51.0% (100,391)
Male
49.0% (96,279)
Gender Columbus GA USA
Female 51.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (7,866)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (17,700)
High School / GED
27.0% (53,100)
Some College
25.0% (49,167)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (17,700)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (31,467)
Master's Degree
7.0% (13,766)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,933)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,966)
Education Columbus GA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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