Columbus, Mississippi 

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Population

24,409

+2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$29,335

Median Home Price

$128,400

Mississippi Gifts

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.


Columbus, MS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

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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 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 or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lowndes county remained Republican, 50.7% to 48.0%. 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 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is Real Estate: $128,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%.

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 2.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Columbus is $128,400.

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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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