The unemployment rate in Columbus is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 21.4% 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, Lowndes county remained Republican, 50.7% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats
Columbus's population is 24,409 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbus is Real Estate: $128,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%.
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