The unemployment rate in Columbus is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus's cost of living is 0.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Polk county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Columbus's population is 1,339 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbus is $215,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area
Columbus public schools spend $11,308 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12 students per teacher in Columbus. More Education