Columbus, Georgia 

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GEORGIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

43,730

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,676,401

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

198,647

+5.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

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.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Water recreation
-Healthcare
Cons
-Employment
-Entertainment
-Summer heat

 $425,000 
10400 County Line Ln Lot 3
Bed 6 | Bath 5 | 3900 SqFt
 $179,900 
2107 Leeds Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2156 SqFt
 $314,031 
4901 Charleston Way
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3348 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Georgia
County: Muscogee County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat 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 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Muscogee county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus's population is 198,647 people. Since 2010, 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 $88,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.7%. Check out the homes in the area

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 8.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Columbus Real Estate

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Reviews for Columbus   6 Reviews
Columbus does Amazing!!! - 4/22/2020
I was born and raised in this cesspool city. It's a beautiful city, which is why I give it 1 star, but other than that, jobs are few and far between. You want to make... Read More

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Not the same city it once was - 12/29/2019
Columbus used to be a great city, not so much anymore. The crime is out of control and there seem to be more people on government aid than not. The undesirables have... Read More

Columbus ga is a nice place to live - 3/24/2019
Columbus is a nice town. I have lived here my whole life. We are 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta and 3 1/2 hours from Florida. Which is great for short weekend getaways. . ... 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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NEW LISTINGS IN COLUMBUS
$425,000
10400 County Line Ln Lot 3
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$179,900
2107 Leeds Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$314,031
4901 Charleston Way
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$299,900
Gloria Way Lot 26
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$249,900
8709 Palazzo Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$480,000
6033 Wellesley Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$49,900
427 49th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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