Columbus, GA 31904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, GA 31904

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beallwood, GA 31904
COLS, GA 31904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,562
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,434
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,930
  • County: Muscogee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.52, Longitude -84.982
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus, GA 31904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,594
Population in Households 32,884
Population in Familes 25,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 710
Population Density1 1,266
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 13,636
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 8,464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,843 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,793 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,822 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $153,051
Average Home Value $238,240


Median Household Income $46,340
Average Household Income $70,823
Per Capita Income $29,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.6%
Households 0.71% 0.64%
Families 0.53% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Columbus, GA 31904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31904 to the other 717 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 85th
Population Density1 # 128 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 167 77th
Median Household Income # 235 67th
Per Capita Income # 99 86th

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