StatisticColumbusGeorgiaNational
Population200,30310,617,423328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)92618791
Median age33.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%43%
Speak English91%86%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Columbus is 395% higher than Georgia
  • The median age in Columbus is 7% lower than Georgia
  • In Columbus 45.32% of the population is White
  • In Columbus 45.06% of the population is Black
  • In Columbus 2.39% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbus, GA Demographics

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      Columbus population breakdown by race

      RaceColumbusGeorgiaNational
      White45.32%59.80%73.35%
      Black45.06%31.17%12.63%
      Asian2.39%3.70%5.22%
      American Indian0.35%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.20%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race4.06%2.20%3.06%
      Other race2.63%2.79%4.75%
      In Columbus, 7.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Columbus age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Columbus, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).