|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 134. Columbus, Kentucky is the 17,547th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Columbus was in 1990, when its population was 247. In 1990, Columbus was the 15,999th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,547th largest city in the US. Columbus is currently 45.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Columbus has shrunk 41.2% since the year 2000. Columbus, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|17432||Hills and Dales||141||5.2%|
|17541||Milton Center, Ohio||135||-30.7%|
|17545||Buffalo Gap, South Dakota||134||-18.2%|
|17548||Frankfort, South Dakota||134||-18.7%|
|17553||Neosho Falls, Kansas||134||-24.7%|
The total voting age population of Columbus, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 179. The voting age population is 52.0% male and 48.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.4% of the residents of Columbus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbus are 84.5% White, 7.8% Two or more races, 6.9% Black, 0.4% Asian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbus, 23.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.6%. On a per-household basis, 26.7% of families are below the poverty line in Columbus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.5% of Columbus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.9% of Columbus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 3.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbus residents aged 5 and older, 0.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 12.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbus, 10.4% 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 $37,500.
In Columbus, 69.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.5% of housing units in Columbus.
In Columbus, 11.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbus is $582.
In Columbus, 74.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.