Columbus, GA Population

By | June 12, 2019

Population: 185,781
Males: 90,375 (48.6%), Females: 95,406 (51.4%)

The city of Columbus is located in Muscogee County, Georgia. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Georgia, including top 10 cities by population and area of Georgia.

Zip codes: 31901, 31903, 31904, 31906, 31907, 31909.

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $34,853
Median house value: $84,100

Races in Columbus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.6%)
  • Black (43.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (9.8%), German (6.7%), Irish (6.6%), English (6.2%), Italian (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 216.1 square miles

Map of Columbus, GA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Columbus

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbus city (balance)

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

4.6% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Columbus:

  • BRADLEY CENTER OF ST FRANCIS,THE (2000 16TH AVE PO BOX 7000)
  • COLUMBUS DOCTORS HOSPITAL, INC (616 W 19 ST)
  • HUGHSTON SPORTS MEDICINE HOSPITAL (100 FIRST COURT PO BOX 7188)
  • MEDICAL CENTER,THE (710 CENTER ST BOX 951)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (2122 MANCHESTER EXPRESSWAY BOX 7000)
  • WEST CENTRAL GA REG HOSP (3000 SCHATULGA RD BOX 12435)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbus:

  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 1 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Abbreviation: CSG)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 12 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; Abbreviation: LSF)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 85 miles; ALBANY, GA; Abbreviation: ABY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Columbus:

  • CALLAWAY GARDENS-HARRIS COUNTY (about 25 miles; PINE MOUNTAIN, GA; Abbreviation: PIM)
  • LANNET MUNI (about 29 miles; LANETT, AL; Abbreviation: 7A3)
  • MARION COUNTY (about 35 miles; BUENA VISTA, GA; Abbreviation: 82A)
Amtrak station:
COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Columbus:

  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,886; Location: 4225 UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.colstate.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • COLUMBUS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,110; Location: 928 MANCHESTER EXPY; Public; Website: www.columbustech.org)
  • RIVERTOWN SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 82; Location: 3750 WOODRUFF RD; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • SOUTHEASTERN BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 3448 N LUMPKIN RD; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTHEASTERN BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 1826 MIDTOWN DR; Private, for-profit)
  • BEACON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 13; Location: 6003 Veterans Parkway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beacon.edu)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN LIFE MINISTRIES INC (Location: 1638 13TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MEDICAL CENTER INC-SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Location: 710 CENTER ST HOSPITAL DRAWER 85; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MEADOWS JUNIOR COLLEGE (Location: 1170 BROWN AVE; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Columbus:

  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; WADLEY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • GORDON COLLEGE (about 68 miles; BARNESVILLE, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; FT VALLEY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 76 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,241)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 85 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)

Schools

Public high schools in Columbus:

  • CARVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,515; Location: 3100 EIGHTH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARDAWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,357; Location: 2901 COLLEGE DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,264; Location: 1700 CHEROKEE AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHAW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,173; Location: 7601 SCHOMBURG ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPENCER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,076; Location: 4340 VICTORY DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,049; Location: 2002 AMERICAN WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KENDRICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,022; Location: 6015 GEORGETOWN DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JORDAN VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 936; Location: 3200 HOWARD AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Columbus:

  • BROOKSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 888; Location: 440 BRADLEY PARK DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 7556 OLD MOON RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • PACELLI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 3556 TRINITY DRIVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • HALLIE TURNER PRIVATE SCH (Students: 114; Location: PO BOX 12008; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • EDGEWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 114; Location: 1909 MORRIS RD; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Columbus:

  • BLACKMON ROAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 7251 BLACKMON ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DOUBLE CHURCHES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 854; Location: 7611 WHITESVILLE ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DOUBLE CHURCHES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 1213 DOUBLE CHURCHES ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST COLUMBUS MAGNET ACADEMY (Students: 768; Location: 6100 GEORGETOWN DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EDDY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 733; Location: 2100 SOUTH LUMPKIN ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RICHARDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: 2892 EDGEWOOD ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ARNOLD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 706; Location: 2011 51ST STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BLANCHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 3512 WEEMS ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ROTHSCHILD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 656; Location: 1136 HUNT AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WADDELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 6101 MILLER ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Columbus:

  • ST ANNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 3550 TRINITY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 2303 DOUBLE CHURCHES RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SAINT LUKE CHILD DEVELOPMENT C (Students: 242; Location: PO BOX 867; Grades: PK – 2)
  • PINEHURST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 4217 SAINT MARY’S ROAD; Grades: PK – 2)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES CATHOLIC S (Students: 180; Location: 1973 TORCH HILL ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BRIARCREST (Students: 151; Location: 7300 LIVINGSTON DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 4700 ARMOUR ROAD; Grades: PK – 7)
  • THE ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY INC (Students: 46; Location: 5700 RIVER ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)
  • COLUMBUS SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST (Students: 20; Location: 3700 MACON RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 3641 NORRIS ROAD; Grades: KG – 11)

Libraries

Library in Columbus:

  • CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $4,937,083; Location: 1120 BRADLEY DRIVE; 264,476 books; 6,127 audio materials; 11,516 video materials; 1,355 serial subscriptions)