Columbus employment information

Income per capita$34,430$31,642$28,555
Median household income$79,519$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$81,129$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$54,531$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$47,306$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$37,841$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level5.0%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 49% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 68% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.1%2.4%
Manufacturing sector27.9%0.9%
Financial & insurance services2.7%10.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%9.0%
Public administration4.6%9.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services3.4%36.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dellwood, MN1,145$160,625200%
North Oaks, MN4,617$147,238175%
Grant, MN4,122$103,60394%
Lino Lakes, MN20,671$103,40793%
Marine on St. Croix, MN686$101,60790%
Columbus, MN3,940$79,51949%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodmore, MD3,940$153,597187%
Adel, IA3,940$55,3473%
Helena Valley Northwest, MT3,939$75,83342%
Westway, TX3,938$22,29558%
Spring Valley Village, TX3,938$171,026220%
Columbus, MN3,940$79,51949%
Source: The Columbus, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.