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Columbus Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
196,670
Unemployment Rate
5.6%
Poverty Rate
21%
Non-Citizens
2.4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 50 responses
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  • Friendly
    54%
  • Reserved
    14%
  • Country
    12%
  • Ignorant
    8%
  • Family oriented
    6%
  • Self-centered
    6%

Columbus Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    45%
  • White
    41%
  • Hispanic
    8%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%

Income

Median Household Income
$45,389
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    29%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    21%
  • $150k+
    7%
Median Individual Income
$24,290
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    34%
  • $15-$34k
    30%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    14%

Community

Poll
73%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.51 responses
Poll
61%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.54 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 48 responses
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  • It's a Military town. There are a few sceneries
    35%
  • Enjoy the peace and quiet.
    21%
  • Move to the north side & you should enjoy Columbus
    15%
  • Explore
    10%
  • There's nothing to do
    8%
  • Many sex offenders here, and theft due to poverty
    4%
  • Get involved in the community
    2%
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