The City of Columbus had a population of 5,220 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Columbus is located at latitude 43.3359 and longitude -89.0297 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbus (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Columbus are located in Columbia County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dodge County.
The City of Columbus (GNIS ID: 1583005) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Population in Households||5,179|
|Population in Familes||4,004|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||41|
|Median Household Income||$58,145|
|Average Household Income||$77,852|
|Per Capita Income||$33,043|
|Total Housing Units||2,376 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,433 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||774 (32.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||169 ( 7.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$177,115|
|Average Home Value||$212,805|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.37%|
|Per Capita Income||2.96%|
The table below compares Columbus to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 141||82nd|
|Population Density||# 203||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 235||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 283||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||79th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.