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, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 36,568
Population in Households 36,361
Population in Familes 29,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density1 1,896
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,114
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 9,973
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,343 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,771 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,332 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $157,529
Average Home Value $191,574
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,469
Average Household Income $70,598
Per Capita Income $29,398
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 0.89%
Households 1.26% 0.94%
Families 1.04% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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 31909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31909 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 # 87 88th
Population Density1 # 93 87th
Diversity Index2 # 233 68th
Median Household Income # 137 81st
Per Capita Income # 103 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.