In 2020, Columbus, GA had a population of 195k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $47,418. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Columbus, GA declined from 195,739 to 195,418, a −0.164% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,408 to $47,418, a 2.18% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbus, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%), White (Hispanic) (2.67%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.67%).
None of the households in Columbus, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.7% of the residents in Columbus, GA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus, GA are Columbus State University (1,924 degrees awarded in 2020), Columbus Technical College (1,703 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus (129 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Columbus, GA was $142,900, and the homeownership rate was 49.1%. Most people in Columbus, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus, GA was 2 cars per household.