Columbus Population By Year

Population Graph For Columbus, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 5,505 4,550 -0.5%
2020 5,532 4,518 1.0%
2010 4,991 4,646 1.0%
2000 4,508 4,705 1.0%
1990 4,093 4,645

Columbus Population Facts

What is the current population of Columbus?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 5,505. Columbus, Wisconsin is the 4,550th largest city in the US.

What county is Columbus, Wisconsin in?

Parts of Columbus are located within Columbia County and Dodge County.

What is the size of Columbus, Wisconsin in square miles?

Columbus has an area of 4.2 square miles.

What was the peak population of Columbus?

The peak population of Columbus was in 2020, when its population was 5,532. In 2020, Columbus was the 4,518th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,550th largest city in the US. Columbus is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Columbus growing?

Columbus has grown 22.1% since the 2000. Columbus, Wisconsin is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Columbus, Wisconsin?

Columbus has a population density of 1,185.8 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
4351 Edgerton 5,952 20.8%
4422 Evansville 5,791 41.4%
4459 Milton 5,708 10.6%
4496 Berlin 5,614 6.0%
4499 Waterford 5,612 38.2%
4524 Rothschild 5,546 11.6%
4550 Columbus 5,505 22.1%
4559 Prairie du Chien 5,487 -8.7%
4593 North Fond du Lac 5,406 18.2%
4652 West Salem 5,273 10.5%
4683 Bristol 5,217
4723 Mayville 5,144 3.2%
4779 Richland Center 5,041 -2.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
4544 Colby, Kansas 5,516 1.3%
4545 Sunset, Utah 5,515 6.0%
4546 Spring Grove, Illinois 5,511 37.7%
4547 Exeter, Pennsylvania 5,510 -7.5%
4548 Adel, Georgia 5,507 3.4%
4549 Bessemer City, North Carolina 5,507 3.2%
4550 Columbus, Wisconsin 5,505 22.1%
4551 Brookshire, Texas 5,501 59.3%
4552 Greenville, Pennsylvania 5,499 -13.3%
4553 New Castle, Delaware 5,499 10.3%
4554 Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 5,498 -1.6%
4555 Posen, Illinois 5,497 16.0%
4556 Mount Carmel, Tennessee 5,494 13.9%

Columbus Demographics

What is the voting age population of Columbus, Wisconsin?

The total voting age population of Columbus, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,764. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Columbus are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Columbus, Wisconsin?

The racial demographics of Columbus are 95.9% White, 2.8% Asian and 1.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin residents are below the poverty line?

In Columbus, 7.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.0%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in Columbus.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 71.0% of Columbus residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Columbus, Wisconsin residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Columbus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Columbus residents aged 5 and older, 4.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.

Columbus Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Columbus, Wisconsin?

The unemployment rate in Columbus is 1.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin residents work for the government?

In Columbus, 11.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Columbus, Wisconsin?

The median household income in Columbus is $58,606.

Columbus Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Columbus, Wisconsin?

In Columbus, 65.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Columbus, Wisconsin?

Renters occupy 34.4% of housing units in Columbus.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Columbus, 33.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Columbus, Wisconsin housing units were built after 2000?

In Columbus, 13.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 330 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Columbus, Wisconsin?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbus is $810.

What percentage of households in Columbus, Wisconsin have broadband internet?

In Columbus, 79.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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