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Columbus, Georgia Population

Columbus is a city in Georgia State, located on the west-central border of United States, lies on the Chattahoochee River across from Phenix City, Alabama. Columbus population in 2021 is estimated to be 209,277, covers city area of 221.01 sq mi (572.41 sq km), ranks second largest city in Georgia State and one-hundred-twelfth city in the United States.

Below is the Columbus, Georgia population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010191,105
2011195,2442.17
2012198,9441.90
2013203,1982.14
2014200,552-1.30
2015198,674-0.94
2016196,198-1.25
2017193,766-1.24
2018194,1600.20
2019195,7690.83
2020206,9225.70
2021 *209,2771.2
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Columbus, Georgia Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Columbus, Georgia population is 195,769, out of these 94,345 are male, 101,424 are female, The sex ratio of Columbus, Georgia is 93. The median age of the Columbus, Georgia population is 34.9, Columbus, Georgia population by age are, under 18 years is 48,305, 16 years and over is 152,154, 18 years and over is 147,464, 21 years and over is 138,642, 65 years and over is 32,993. 48.2% are male, 51.8% are female, Population of Columbus, Georgia by age percentwise is, 24.7% are under 18 years old, 77.7% are 16 years and over, 75.3% are 18 years and over, 70.8% are 21 years and over, 13.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 85,251 housing units, The voting population of Columbus, Georgia are 143,310, out of these 68,518 are male voters, 74,792 are female voters, 47.8% are male, 52.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -513,6947.0%
5 - 915,1677.7%
10 - 1412,1866.2%
15 - 1913,4616.9%
20 - 2413,6697.0%
25 - 3429,95115.3%
35 - 4425,33612.9%
45 - 5422,90911.7%
55 - 5911,7786.0%
60 - 6410,8195.5%
65 - 7416,0248.2%
75 - 846,9493.5%
85 and over3,8262.0%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Columbus, Georgia Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Columbus, Georgia by race are:

White Population

White population in Columbus, Georgia are 83,333, percentage wise 42.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Columbus, Georgia are 91,340, percentage wise 46.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Columbus, Georgia, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean race such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Columbus, Georgia are 5,734, percentage wise 2.9 percent are asians, out of these 2,028 are Asian Indians, 46 are Chinese, 1,072 are Filipinos, 135 are Japanese, 624 are Korean, 343 are Vietnamese and 1,486 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Columbus, Georgia are 15,087. Percentage wise 7.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 5,228 are Mexican people, 3,393 are Puerto Ricans, 505 are Cubans, and 5,961 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race195,769Percent
White83,33342.6%
Black or African American91,34046.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native9400.5%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population5,7342.9%
Asian Indian2,0281.0%
Chinese460.0%
Filipino1,0720.5%
Japanese1350.1%
Korean6240.3%
Vietnamese3430.2%
Other Asian Population1,486
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2920.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino15,0877.7%
Mexican5,2282.7%
Puerto Rican3,3931.7%
Cuban5050.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino5,961
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Columbus, Georgia native population is 183,390, out of these 112,873 born in the Georgia state and 65,981 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 12,379, out of these 7,079 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,537 are in Europe, 2,181 in Asia, 139 in Africa, 3,222 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Columbus, Georgia are 5,300, out of these 458 are from Europe, 1,764 are from Asia, 27 from Africa, 3,051 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native183,390
Born in state of residence112,873
Born in other state in the United States65,981
Northeast7,961
Midwest0
South40,969
West6,457
Born outside the United States4,536
Puerto Rico740
U.S. Island Areas262
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,534
Foreign born
Born outside of United States12,379
Naturalized U.S. citizen7,079
Europe1,537
Asia2,181
Africa139
Oceania0
Latin America3,222
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,300
Europe458
Asia1,764
Africa27
Oceania0
Latin America3,051
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Columbus, Georgia Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Columbus, Georgia are 85,251, Occupied housing units are 73,134, Rental vacancy rate is 8. Percentage of occupancy is 86, 42.12% of houses are owner occupied and 43.67% of houses are renter occupied in Columbus, Georgia. There are 66.43 percent of one-unit detached, 3.82 percent of one-units attached, 1.70 percent of two-unit houses, 5.09 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.84 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 32.09 percent are available with one vehicle, 27.54 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.03 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.13 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units85,251
Occupied housing units73,134
Occupied housing units percent86
Rental vacancy rate8
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached56,634
1-unit attached3,253
2 units1,448
3 or 4 units4,336
Mobile home720
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied35,905
Renter-occupied37,229
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Columbus, Georgia Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Columbus, Georgia is $139,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 3.10 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 10.45 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 9.01 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 7.62 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.94 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 3.76 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.98 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.25 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,643
$50,000 to $99,9998,912
$100,000 to $149,9997,684
$150,000 to $199,9996,494
$200,000 to $299,9995,920
$300,000 to $499,9993,205
$500,000 to $999,999835
$1,000,000 or more212
Median (dollars)139,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Columbus, Georgia Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,286, 0.30 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 7.21 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.21 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 5.45 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.79 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.15 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.64 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $376, 3.26 percent of homes pay less than $250, 6.26 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.76 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.55 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.49 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.98 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500254
$500 to $9996,143
$1,000 to $1,4996,998
$1,500 to $1,9994,645
$2,000 to $2,4991,527
$2,500 to $2,999980
$3,000 or more543
Median (dollars)1,286
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2502,778
$250 to $3995,335
$400 to $5994,060
$600 to $7991,318
$800 to $999419
$1,000 or more836
Median (dollars)376
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Columbus, Georgia Rental

Total number of Columbus, Georgia rental homes or apartments are 37,229, occupied by Renter, The median value of Columbus, Georgia average rental rate is $885. 7.09 percent of homes are under $500, 53.45 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 34.56 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.17 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.17 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,639
$500 to $99919,899
$1,000 to $1,49910,073
$1,500 to $1,9992,792
$2,000 to $2,499271
$2,500 to $2,999165
$3,000 or more63
Median (dollars)885
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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