Columbus Information

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General Columbus Information

State: Georgia

County: Muscogee County

Close cities: Bibb City, GA, Midland, GA, Cataula, GA, Ellerslie, GA, Fortson, GA

Columbus Population (census data)
Total 186,322
Male 90,638 (48.6%)
Female 95,684 (51.4%)

Population Density: 862 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.4 (US Avg is 100)

Columbus Elevation: 300 feet above sea level

Land Area: 216.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,580

Zip Codes: 31917, 31993, 31907, 31904, 31909, 31914, 31902, 31999, 31908, 31998, 31901, 31903, 31997, 31906, 31994, 31905, 31995, and 31829.

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Columbus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.6%)
  • Black (43.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (9.8%)
  • German (6.7%)
  • Irish (6.6%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • Italian (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 8,632 people (4.6%)
  • Latin America (40.9%)
  • Europe (31.8%)
  • Asia (27.3%)

Local Columbus Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers
NCAA Sports: Mercer University, Auburn University

Columbus School Information

High Schools
Carver High School (3100 Eighth Street, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Columbus High School (1700 Cherokee Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Hardaway High School (2901 College Drive, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Jordan Vocational High School (3200 Howard Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Kendrick High School (6015 Georgetown Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Northside High School (2002 American Way, Columbus, GA, 31909 - Muscogee County District)
Shaw High School (7601 Schomburg Road, Columbus, GA, 31909 - Muscogee County District)
Spencer High School (4340 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Middle Schools
Arnold Middle School (2011 51st Street, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Baker Middle School (1215 Benning Drive, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Blackmon Road Middle School (7251 Blackmon Road, Columbus, GA, 31909 - Muscogee County District)
Double Churches Middle School (7611 Whitesville Road, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Eddy Middle School (2100 South Lumpkin Road, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Fort Middle School (2900 Woodruff Farm Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Marshall Middle School (1830 Shepherd Drive, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Richards Middle School (2892 Edgewood Road, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Rothschild Middle School (1136 Hunt Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Elementary Schools
Allen Elementary School (5201 23rd Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Benning Hills Elementary School (190 Munson Drive, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Blanchard Elementary School (3512 Weems Road, Columbus, GA, 31909 - Muscogee County District)
Brewer Elementary School (2951 Martin Luther King, Jr. B, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy (5801 Armour Road, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Clubview Elementary School (2836 Edgewood Road, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Cusseta Road Elementary School (4150 Cusseta Road, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Davis Elementary School (1822 Shepherd Drive, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Dawson Elementary School (180 Northstar Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Dimon Elementary (480 Dogwood Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Double Churches Elementary School (1213 Double Churches Road, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy (1400 First Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31901 - Muscogee County District)
Eastway Elementary School (4601 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Edgewood Elementary School (3835 Forrest Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Forrest Road Elementary School (6400 Forrest Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Fox Elementary School (600 - 38th Street, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Gentian Elementary School (4201 Primrose Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Georgetown Elementary School (954 High Lane, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Hannan Elementary (1338 Talbotton Road, Columbus, GA, 31901 - Muscogee County District)
Johnson Elementary School (3700 Woodlawn Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Key Elementary School (2520 Broadmoor Drive, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School (350 30th Avenue, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Muscogee Elementary School (3900 Baker Plaza, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
North Columbus Elementary (2006 Old Guard Road, Columbus, GA, 31909 - Muscogee County District)
Reese Road Elementary School (3100 Reese Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Rigdon Road Elementary School (1282 Rigdon Road, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
River Road Elementary School (516 Heath Drive, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
South Columbus Elementary School (1964 Torch Hill Road, Columbus, GA, 31903 - Muscogee County District)
Waddell Elementary School (6101 Miller Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Wesley Heights Elementary School (1801 Amber Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
Wynnton Elementary School (2303 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA, 31906 - Muscogee County District)
Other/Private Schools
Anne Elizabeth Sheperd Home (751 Double Churches Road, Columbus, GA, 31904 - Muscogee County District)
Early College Academy of Columbus (6015 Georgetown Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Union County District)
Early College Academy of Columbus (6015 Georgetown Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County Schools District)
East Columbus Magnet Academy (6100 Georgetown Drive, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)
St. Marys Video And Communication Technology (4408 St. Mary's Road, Columbus, GA, 31907 - Muscogee County District)

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