In 2017, Columbus, MS had a population of 24.4k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $34,977. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Columbus, MS declined from 24,833 to 24,409, a -1.71% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,072 to $34,977, a 5.76% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbus, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.23%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.864%). N/A% of the people in Columbus, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbus, MS are Mississippi University for Women (887 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Columbus, MS is $108,400, and the homeownership rate is 50.2%. Most people in Columbus, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbus, MS is 2 cars per household.