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
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Muscogee county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.4% to 37.4%. More Voting Stats
Columbus's population is 196,442 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbus is Real Estate: $127,700
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.7%.
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