|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 24,123. Columbus, Nebraska is the 1,616th largest city in the US.
Columbus is located entirely in Platte County.
The current population of Columbus (24,123) is it's peak population.
Columbus has grown 14.3% since the 2000. Columbus, Nebraska's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Columbus has a population density of 2,245.7 people per square mile.
|2483||South Sioux City||13,814||15.3%|
|1612||West Memphis, Arkansas||24,150||-12.9%|
|1615||White Bear Lake, Minnesota||24,130||-0.8%|
|1618||Kingston, New York||24,100||2.7%|
The total voting age population of Columbus, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,529. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.7% of the residents of Columbus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbus are 94.0% White, 3.1% Other, 1.2% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian, 0.6% Asian and 0.5% Black. Additionally, 23.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbus, 9.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 6.3% of families are below the poverty line in Columbus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.6% of Columbus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.8% of Columbus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbus residents aged 5 and older, 20.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbus, 11.8% 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 $60,110.
In Columbus, 67.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.9% of housing units in Columbus.
Of all the housing units in Columbus, 14.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbus, 11.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbus is $763.
In Columbus, 80.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.