In 2019, Columbus, GA had a population of 196k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $46,408. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Columbus, GA declined from 196,670 to 195,739, a −0.473% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,389 to $46,408, a 2.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbus, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.28%), White (Hispanic) (3%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.59%). 0% of the households in Columbus, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.7% of the residents in Columbus, GA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus, GA are Columbus State University (1,793 degrees awarded in 2019), Columbus Technical College (1,517 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus (210 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Columbus, GA was $141,300, and the homeownership rate was 48%. Most people in Columbus, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus, GA was 2 cars per household.