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Columbus, IN Metro Area


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2022 population: 83,540   ( 6,746 from 2010)
Land area: 406.9 square miles
Population density: 205.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:66,382 79.46% 0.7%
Black:1,8342.20% 34.9%
Indian:1860.22% 28.3%
Asian:6,5297.82% 145.5%
2+ races:1,5881.90% 66.8%
Hispanic:7,0218.40% 47.4%
Total non-White:17,15820.54% 72.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,366 14.4
Deaths:1,98312.1
Net Migration: -26-0.2
Net Immigration: 9255.6
Change in White population:-435 -0.6
Change in Non-White pop.:7,181 9.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
76,794
66,81787.01%
1,3601.77%
1450.19%
2,6593.46%
9521.24%
4,7626.20%
9,97712.99%

2000
71,435
66,42292.98%
1,2811.79%
990.14%
1,3611.91%
5680.80%
1,5982.24%
5,0137.02%

1990
63,657
61,48396.58%
9511.49%
890.14%
7241.14%
n/a
4100.64%
2,1743.42%

1980
65,088
63,19597.09%
1,0251.57%
420.06%
2690.41%
n/a
4690.72%
1,8932.91%

1970
57,022
56,17998.52%
5120.90%
140.02%
380.07%
n/a
2200.39%
843 1.48%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
9,688 13.6
6,0698.5
-670-0.9
2,0832.9
395 0.6
4,964 6.9
1990's
NumberRate
10,109 15.9
5,7179.0
2,1653.4
4930.8
4,939 7.8
2,839 4.5
1980's
NumberRate
8,689 13.3
4,878 7.5
-5,110 -7.9
n/a
-1,712 -2.6
281 0.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,652 2.9
n/a
7,016 12.3
1,050 1.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.0
19,690 23.6%
63,850 76.4%
13,503 16.2%
32,773
2.48
21,108 64.4%
16,256 77.0%
1,857 8.8%
11,665 35.6%

2010
NumberPercent
38.2
19,360 25.2%
57,434 74.8%
10,731 14.0%
29,860
2.53
20,788 69.6%
16,143 77.7%
1,904 9.2%
9,072 30.4%

2000
NumberPercent
36.3
18,849 26.4%
52,586 73.6%
8,718 12.2%
27,958
2.52
20,191 72.2%
16,602 82.2%
1,690 8.4%
7,767 27.8%

1990
NumberPercent
34.1
16,532 26.0%
47,125 74.0%
7,391 11.6%
24,213
2.60
18,293 75.6%
15,667 85.6%
1,222 6.7%
5,920 24.4%

1980
NumberPercent
29.6
20,387 31.3%
44,701 68.7%
5,773 8.9%
22,809
2.83
18,001 78.9%
15,556 86.4%
1,335 7.4%
4,808 21.1%

2022 Housing Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units35,328 
Median Value$197,500 
Occupied32,77392.8%
Vacant2,5557.2%
Owned22,99170.2%
Rented9,78229.8%
Median Rent$1,063 
Single-Family Units27,05476.6%
    Detached26,17374.1%
    Attached8812.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,95414.0%
Mobile Homes1,7845.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,9716.0%
$10,000 to $14,9998882.7%
$15,000 to $19,9997772.4%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0503.2%
$25,000 to $29,9991,3404.1%
$30,000 to $34,9999943.0%
$35,000 to $39,9991,2703.9%
$40,000 to $44,9991,3594.1%
$45,000 to $49,9999783.0%
$50,000 to $59,9992,4517.5%
$60,000 to $74,9993,0379.3%
$75,000 to $99,9995,20815.9%
$100,000 to $124,9993,53110.8%
$125,000 to $149,9992,5417.8%
$150,000 to $199,9992,8508.7%
$200,000 or more2,5287.7%
Median Household Income76,912 
Per Capita Income38,950 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.89 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,5784.8%
Public Assistance5391.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,7828.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed35,18773.6%
Unemployed1,2852.7%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force36,47276.3%
Not in Labor Force11,32923.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector18,78511,90261.2%
Non-Profit9502,69226.1%
Self-Employed1,6171,54651.1%
Local Government8861,38739.0%
State Government35837648.8%
Federal Government10410450.0%
Total Private + Self20,40213,44860.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,2984,55933.5%
Total22,70018,00755.8%
Pct. Govt.7.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,35315.6%
Sales and Office Occupations7,02317.2%
Professional, Technical11,52728.3%
Service Occupations6,14315.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing250.1%
All others9,75223.9%
White Collar 61.0%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing12,87131.5%
Health care and social assistance5,15312.6%
Retail trade4,19210.3%
Educational services2,6326.5%
Accommodation and food services2,6146.4%
Professional, scientific, technical2,5006.1%
Other services1,6144.0%
Construction1,5533.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3263.3%
Finance and insurance1,2743.1%
Public administration1,0882.7%
Transportation and warehousing1,0742.6%
Wholesale trade7791.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing6221.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6001.5%
Information4771.2%
Utilities2010.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1580.4%
Management350.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction350.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4,5935.58%
Puerto Rican6960.84%
Cuban360.04%
Dominican1540.19%
Total Central American3260.40%
Costa Rican150.02%
Guatemalan1940.24%
Honduran680.08%
Nicaraguan210.03%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran280.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3510.43%
Argentinean190.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian2870.35%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan450.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3570.43%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian4,6165.60%
Chinese8120.99%
Japanese4140.50%
Korean2230.27%
Vietnamese1570.19%
Filipino900.11%
Burmese430.05%
Indonesian70.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English66,51286.2%
Spanish4,3715.7%
Other Indo-European2,7943.6%
Other Asian1,6062.1%
Chinese6410.8%
German, other Germanic3210.4%
Other2090.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1900.2%
Korean1380.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German14,24817.3%
English10,00212.1%
American7,2198.8%
Irish7,0398.5%
European1,9122.3%
Italian1,5481.9%
Scottish1,3661.7%
French1,2301.5%
Scotch-Irish9751.2%
Polish8991.1%
Dutch8951.1%
British7510.9%
Norwegian4130.5%
Swedish4080.5%
Welsh3950.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen75,46691.6%
Not a citizen6,9058.4%
Native73,30689.0%
Foreign-born9,06511.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,347 2.4%3,238 5.8%17,489 31.2%14,478 25.8%11,174 19.9%8,343 14.9%
  Average years of education: 13.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,347 2.4%
9-12 Years 3,238 5.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 17,489 31.2%
Some College 14,478 25.8%
Bach. Degree 11,174 19.9%
Grad Degree 8,343 14.9%
Average years of education: 13.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Columbus, IN Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 67,516 64,394 3,122 4.6%
1991 67,066 63,298 3,768 5.6%
1992 69,470 66,032 3,438 4.9%
1993 73,690 70,906 2,784 3.8%
1994 77,672 75,134 2,538 3.3%
1995 80,140 77,794 2,346 2.9%
1996 79,292 77,106 2,186 2.8%
1997 79,558 77,808 1,750 2.2%
1998 80,066 78,384 1,682 2.1%
1999 79,286 77,664 1,622 2.0%
2000 74,578 72,628 1,950 2.6%
2001 72,796 69,828 2,968 4.1%
2002 71,622 68,190 3,432 4.8%
2003 71,284 67,908 3,376 4.7%
2004 72,250 69,002 3,248 4.5%
2005 74,706 71,136 3,570 4.8%
2006 76,384 73,218 3,166 4.1%
2007 76,956 74,154 2,802 3.6%
2008 79,426 75,740 3,686 4.6%
2009 77,420 69,894 7,526 9.7%
2010 76,812 69,680 7,132 9.3%
2011 80,246 74,280 5,966 7.4%
2012 82,914 77,694 5,220 6.3%
2013 83,340 78,454 4,886 5.9%
2014 85,258 81,532 3,726 4.4%
2015 87,158 84,026 3,132 3.6%
2016 88,994 86,020 2,974 3.3%
2017 88,854 86,454 2,400 2.7%
2018 90,166 87,828 2,338 2.6%
2019 90,164 87,964 2,200 2.4%
2020 87,604 81,950 5,654 6.5%
2021 86,452 83,748 2,704 3.1%
2022 88,718 86,622 2,096 2.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com