Columbus, Georgia 

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Population

196,442

+5.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$41,362

Median Home Price

$127,700

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Best Places to Live in Columbus, Georgia

Small city/Military town - West-central Georgia on Georgia-Alabama border along Chattahoochee River. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Columbus, GA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
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Cons
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Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area

Columbus, the third largest city in Georgia, among other things supports the large nearby Fort Benning army base. The base occupies the better part of the county and dominates the economy and the local mindset. The area was once a textile producer but has modernized and diversified into financial services, and is in fact headquarters for AFLAC (insurance) and Synovus, a regional banking conglomerate. Even with the transition, the employment picture is fairly bleak.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Muscogee County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 31907, 31909, 31904, 31906, 31903, 31820, 31808, 31901, 31801, 31829, 10 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 445 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 25.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Muscogee county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.4% to 37.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus's population is 196,442 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is Real Estate: $127,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.7%.

SCHOOLS
Columbus public schools spend $11,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Columbus. More Education



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Housing Market in Columbus

It's a good time to buy in Columbus. Home Appreciation is up 14.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Columbus is $127,700.

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Reviews for Columbus   9 Reviews
Very nice but hasn’t realized full potential. - 5/29/2021
I have lived here for 6.5 years. In-town is cute with nice restaurants and sometimes music. It hasn’t realized it’s full potential though. Houses are still reasonably... Read More

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just a bunch of racist retarded ass ****s - 11/3/2020
no,nonono NEVER MOVE HERE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD. as someone who is almost out of highschool and i can finally go to my homecountry after 10 years of begging to move, never... Read More

Another town ruined by a 2 term democratic mayor - 9/10/2020
This once beautiful and safe town is now crime ridden and trashy courtesy of Theresa Tomlinson’s 2 terms as mayor. Even if you live in the north end you are no longer... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBUS, GEORGIA
31907, 31909, 31904, 31906, 31903, 31820, 31808, 31901, 31801, 31829, 10 total

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