Columbus, GA 31909 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31909: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, GA 31909

Not Acceptable, USPS
COLS, GA 31909

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,100
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,606
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,564
  • County: Muscogee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.534, Longitude -84.925
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbus, GA 31909 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,631
Daytime Population: Workers 19,626
Daytime Population: Residents 18,184
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 36,411
Population in Familes 29,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 1,922
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $58,386
Average Household Income $74,487
Per Capita Income $31,017


Total Housing Units 16,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,368 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,772 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,328 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $166,718
Average Home Value $201,619


Total Households 15,140
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 9,979
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.96% 0.64%
Households 1.05% 0.7%
Families 0.84% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Columbus, GA 31909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31909 to the other 710 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 92 87th
Population Density # 95 87th
Diversity Index # 225 69th
Median Household Income # 135 81st
Per Capita Income # 90 87th

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