Columbus, Indiana 

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Population

46,926

+8.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$55,288

Median Home Price

$155,500

Best Places to Live in Columbus, Indiana

Small town - South-central Indiana, 50 miles south of Indianapolis along I-65. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Architectural interest
Nearby recreation
Central location
Cons
Entertainment
Economic cycles
Low ethnic diversity
 $334,900 
2573 Violet Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 3346 SqFt
 $194,900 
162 W 550 S
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1580 SqFt
 $450,000 
5156 Marco Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 4119 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area

Columbus, Indiana is a typical Midwestern town with a unique feature: A 1950’s endowment from J. Irwin Miller, the owner of diesel engine giant Cummins Engine Company paid the fees to bring in renowned architects of the day to design local buildings. The result is a virtual museum of modern and postmodern architecture, with over 50 noted architect-designed facilities mainly in the downtown area. Buildings, from public schools to fire stations to churches and banks by the likes of Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Ceasar Pelli, I. M. Pei, Richard Meier, and others provide visual surprises among mostly restored older buildings in its fairly typical Midwestern town layout.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 47203
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 628 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 18.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bartholomew county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus's population is 46,926 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is $155,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Columbus public schools spend $11,833 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Columbus. More Education



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Housing Market in Columbus

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Reviews for Columbus   15 Reviews
Great town for young professionals - 10/17/2013
Columbus is a beautiful town for young families or up and coming professionals. It has great restaurants, parks, architecture, and diverse recreation. ... Read More

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Great place to raise a family - 7/11/2012
Columbus is a friendly town that is welcoming to people from all backgrounds. It provides lots of amenities for young families with very close proximity to big cities... Read More

Columbus, IN - 7/1/2012
Great small town (40-60k), with big town architecture and diversity. Downtown revitalization has significantly improved night time and lunch... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBUS, INDIANA
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$334,900
2573 Violet Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$194,900
162 W 550 S
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$450,000
5156 Marco Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

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Bed 4 | Bath 4

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