Columbus demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,67418091
Median age35.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English86%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%
Columbus, IN has a population of 46,474 and is the 889th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,674 per sq mi which is 833% higher than the Indiana average and 1748% higher than the national average. The median age in Columbus is 36 which is approximately 4% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In Columbus, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 63% of Columbus residents were born in Indiana, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Columbus is 833% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in Columbus is 4% lower than Indiana.
  • In Columbus 82.00% of the population is White.
  • In Columbus 2.78% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Columbus 9.52% of the population is Asian.

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Columbus population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.78%9.23%12.63%
American Indian0.27%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.07%2.22%3.06%
Other race3.22%2.30%4.75%
In Columbus, 5.7% 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.

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