Columbus, GA 31903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, GA 31903

Not Acceptable, USPS
COLS, GA 31903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muscogee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.425, Longitude -84.946
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 583
  • PO Box Addresses: 283
  • Residential Addresses: 8,538
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,561
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,977

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Columbus, GA 31903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,156
Daytime Population: Workers 3,826
Daytime Population: Residents 13,262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,088
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 20,115
Population in Familes 15,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 2,140
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $22,719
Average Household Income $32,782
Per Capita Income $12,751


Total Housing Units 9,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,512 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,279 (56.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,602 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $76,199
Average Home Value $101,990


Total Households 7,791
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,837
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 0.34% 0.38%
Households 0.4% 0.42%
Families 0.17% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Columbus, GA 31903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31903 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 # 204 71st
Population Density # 83 88th
Diversity Index # 151 79th
Median Household Income # 687 3rd
Per Capita Income # 691 3rd

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