Columbus demographics profile

StatisticColumbusNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)4411791
Median age50.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1827%42%43%
Speak English10%65%79%
Speak Spanish90%28%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Columbus is 2470% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Columbus is 35% higher than New Mexico.
  • In Columbus 98.55% of the population is White.
  • In Columbus 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Columbus 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Columbus population breakdown by race

RaceColumbusNew MexicoNational
Black or African American0.00%2.01%12.63%
American Indian1.13%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%3.26%3.06%
Other race0.32%10.49%4.75%
In Columbus, 87.5% 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, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).