Columbus County, NC has a population of 57,015 people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $35,847. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Columbus County, NC declined from 57,230 to 57,015, a 0.38% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,949 to $35,847, a 2.57% increase.
The population of Columbus County, NC is 59.9% White, 30.4% Black, and 4.95% Hispanic. 5.52% of the people in Columbus County, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus County, NC are Southeastern Community College, with 266 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Columbus County, NC is $84,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.5%. Most people in Columbus County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Columbus County, NC is the 49th most populated county in North Carolina and borders Bladen County, NC; Brunswick County, NC; Pender County, NC; Robeson County, NC; Dillon County, SC; and Horry County, SC& 1 more.