Columbus, IN Demographics

The total population of Columbus is estimated to be 50,896 with 25,872 males (50.83%) and 25,024 females (49.17%). There are 848 less females than males in Columbus.
The median household income in Columbus was $78,236 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,877(2.46%) from $76,359 in 2020. This income is 104.87% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Columbus sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $99,961. Overall, the median household income for the city of Columbus stands at $78,236.
In Columbus, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $51,911 for males and $30,126 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $79,303 for males and $54,268 for females.
In Columbus, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $146,220, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $55,203.
In 2022, the population of Columbus was 51,268, a 0.94% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Columbus's population was 50,792, an increase of 0.59% compared to a population of 50,496 in 2020.
The median age in Columbus, IN is 35.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.30% were under the age of 15, 21.56% aged 15 to 29, 42.73% aged 30 to 64, 13.67% aged 65 to 84, and 1.73% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Columbus population: 78.01% are White, 2.11% are Black or African American, 0.05% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 12.46% are Asian, 2.99% are some other race and 4.39% are multiracial.