In 2021, Columbus, MS had a population of 23.9k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $34,488. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Columbus, MS grew from 23,853 to 23,858, a 0.021% increase and its median household income declined from $34,551 to $34,488, a −0.182% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbus, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (61%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), White (Hispanic) (0.583%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.574%).
None of the households in Columbus, MS 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.
99.8% of the residents in Columbus, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus, MS are Mississippi University for Women (994 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Columbus, MS was $116,300, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%.
Most people in Columbus, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus, MS was 2 cars per household.