Living in Columbus, MT

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Columbus SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Columbus, MT Crime Report

49
Total Crimes
2,394.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.75%
Below National Average

Columbus, Montana Info Snack

Population
2,324
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
9.0%
Median Home
$173,100
Median Income
$59,444
Median Rent
$600

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Map Of Columbus, MT

Population over time in Columbus

Year Population % Change
2017 2,324 0.2%
2016 2,320 5.1%
2015 2,208 1.2%
2014 2,181 -3.1%
2013 2,250 10.0%
2012 2,045 3.2%
2011 1,982 -4.7%
2010 2,079 -10.5%
2009 2,324 -
Crime/100k Columbus MT USA
Violent Crime 244.4 374.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 0.0 25.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 244.4 293.7 246.8
Property Crime 2150.5 2496.3 2199.5
Burglary 48.9 306.6 376.0
Larceny 1612.9 1926.5 1594.6
Car Theft 488.8 263.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Columbus

White
92.9% (2,160)
African American
0.8% (18)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.9% (20)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (66)
Hispanic
2.6% (60)
Race Columbus MT USA
White 92.9% 86.3% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 0.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 6.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 0.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Columbus, Montana

Less than $10,000
6.3% (14,592)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (4,864)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (18,916)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (24,861)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (28,374)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (43,237)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (33,238)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (46,750)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (13,241)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (4,323)
Income Columbus MT USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 5.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 10.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 11.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 12.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Columbus

Female
57.1% (1,328)
Male
42.9% (996)
Gender Columbus MT USA
Female 57.1% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 42.9% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (23)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (69)
High School / GED
36.0% (836)
Some College
27.0% (627)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (185)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (371)
Master's Degree
7.0% (162)
Professional Degree
2.0% (46)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Columbus MT USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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