Columbus, NM has a population of 1,244 and is the 13,817th largest city in the United States. The population density is 441 per sq mi which is 2470% higher than the New Mexico average and 386% higher than the national average. The median age in Columbus is 50 which is approximately 35% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In Columbus, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 10% speak English and 90% speak Spanish. 32% of Columbus residents were born in New Mexico, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 45% were foreign born.