Columbus (zip 31909), Georgia 

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Population

38,202

+8.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$55,814

Median Home Price

$141,500

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Best Places to Live in Columbus (zip 31909), Georgia

Small city/Military town - West-central Georgia on Georgia-Alabama border along Chattahoochee River. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 31909 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Columbus, GA 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
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Cons
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Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area

Columbus, the third largest city in Georgia, among other things supports the large nearby Fort Benning army base. The base occupies the better part of the county and dominates the economy and the local mindset. The area was once a textile producer but has modernized and diversified into financial services, and is in fact headquarters for AFLAC (insurance) and Synovus, a regional banking conglomerate. Even with the transition, the employment picture is fairly bleak.


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Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Muscogee County
Metro Area: Columbus Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: Columbus (zip 31909)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 445 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbus (zip 31909) is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbus (zip 31909) jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbus (zip 31909)'s cost of living is 17.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbus (zip 31909)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Muscogee county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbus (zip 31909)'s population is 38,202 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. 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 (zip 31909) is Real Estate: $141,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.

SCHOOLS
Columbus (zip 31909) public schools spend $11,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Columbus (zip 31909). More Education



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Housing Market in Columbus

It's a good time to buy in Columbus. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Columbus is $141,500.

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