Columbus, Mississippi 

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Population

24,409

+2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$29,335

Median Home Price

$130,100

Best Places to Live in Columbus, Mississippi

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Local Listings in Columbus
 $125,000 
607 Dogwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1724 SqFt
 $103,000 
2111 Ryan Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1557 SqFt
 $164,900 
188 Bobitt St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2300 SqFt

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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Mississippi
County: Lowndes County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 39702 39705 39701


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Columbus jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 17.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lowndes county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus's population is 24,409 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is $130,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Columbus public schools spend $8,076 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 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 5.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Columbus Real Estate

The median home price in Columbus is $130,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Columbus   8 Reviews
Columbus "The Friendly City" - 10/3/2011
Born and rased in Columbus, MS and I love MY City!!! Shopping is not as good as larger cities but you can find some Great shopping places for good prices. Dinning... We... Read More

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Armpit of the South - 4/28/2011
I've lived in Columbus for a little while, having moved from a larger metro. If not for the lack of quality entertainment, the low general quality of people, the... Read More

Even after 40 years... - 11/22/2009
I had the misfortunate of being born in Columbus,MS. I hated it my whole life and couldn't wait to get out of it. I left as soon as I was old enough to get married. I... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI
39702 39705 39701

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NEW LISTINGS IN COLUMBUS
$125,000
607 Dogwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$103,000
2111 Ryan Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$164,900
188 Bobitt St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$209,900
2203 Lake Lowndes Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$9,900
318 Florence Harris Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$259,900
482 Northdale Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$369,900
336 Steeplechase Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 5

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