Columbus Metro Area, Nebraska 

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Population

34,123

+7.8% since 2000

Unemployment Rate

2.2%

Cost of Living

84.4 / 100

Median Home Price

$239,600

Median Income

$64,105

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.1

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Columbus Metro Area, Nebraska

Columbus NE provides visitors with cultural attractions including Century Link Center which holds a variety of events throughout the year plus history sites like Fort Caspar located in nearby Casper Wyoming.

State: Nebraska
County: Platte
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
City: Columbus, Granville, 24 total
Zip Codes: 68601 68642 68644 68653 68647 68634 68631
Cost of Living: -15.6% lower



Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus Metro Area is 2.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus Metro Area's cost of living is 15.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Columbus metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Columbus metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 77.5% to 20.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus Metro Area's population is 34,123 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbus Metro Area is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

SCHOOLS
Columbus Metro Area public schools spend $11,488 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Columbus Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Columbus

It's a good time to buy in Columbus. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Columbus is .

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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBUS METRO AREA, NEBRASKA
68601 68642 68644 68653 68647 68634 68631

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