|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 205,617. Columbus, Georgia is the 115th largest city in the US.
Columbus is located entirely in Muscogee County.
The peak population of Columbus was in 2020, when its population was 206,960. In 2020, Columbus was the 112th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 115th largest city in the US. Columbus is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Columbus has grown 10.2% since the 2000. Columbus, Georgia's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Columbus has a population density of 877.5 people per square mile.
|111||Rochester, New York||210,606||-4.0%|
|112||Yonkers, New York||209,530||6.7%|
|113||Fayetteville, North Carolina||208,778||4.6%|
|116||Cape Coral, Florida||204,510||97.9%|
|118||Little Rock, Arkansas||201,998||10.1%|
|121||Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia||201,196||3.1%|
The total voting age population of Columbus, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 143,222. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.0% of the residents of Columbus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbus are 46.3% Black, 43.3% White, 4.6% Two or more races, 2.7% Other, 2.5% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 7.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbus, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.7%. On a per-household basis, 16.0% of families are below the poverty line in Columbus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.6% of Columbus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.0% of Columbus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.8% have a bachelor's degree and 10.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbus residents aged 5 and older, 8.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbus, 17.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Columbus is $46,408.
In Columbus, 48.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.0% of housing units in Columbus.
Of all the housing units in Columbus, 5.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbus, 21.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 18,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbus is $906.
In Columbus, 78.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.