Columbus, Mississippi 

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Population

23,168

3% Decline

Unemployment Rate

10.7%

Median Income

$29,335

Avg. Home Price

$112,200

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Country: United States
State: Mississippi
County: Lowndes County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 39702 39705 39701


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus is 10.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 2.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 16.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Columbus's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Columbus's population is 23,168 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.65%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus is $112,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.81%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Columbus

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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