In 2019, Columbus, GA-AL had a population of 322k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $49,013. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Columbus, GA-AL grew from 307,149 to 322,103, a 4.87% increase and its median household income declined from $49,731 to $49,013, a −1.44% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbus, GA-AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (41.1%), Other (Hispanic) (3.4%), White (Hispanic) (3%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%). 0% of the households in Columbus, GA-AL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.1% of the residents in Columbus, GA-AL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus, GA-AL are Columbus State University (1,793 degrees awarded in 2019), Columbus Technical College (1,517 degrees), and Chattahoochee Valley Community College (508 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Columbus, GA-AL was $145,900, and the homeownership rate was 56.3%. Most people in Columbus, GA-AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus, GA-AL was 2 cars per household.