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: 587
  • PO Box Addresses: 275
  • Residential Addresses: 8,493
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,562
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,931

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 31903 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 31903 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Columbus, GA 31903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,802
Population in Households 19,767
Population in Familes 15,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 1,942
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $23,454
Average Household Income $34,098
Per Capita Income $13,275


Total Housing Units 9,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,316 (24.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,354 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,630 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $77,923
Average Home Value $108,981


Total Households 7,670
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,737
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.03% -0.34%
Households 0.09% -0.32%
Families -0.17% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Columbus, GA 31903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31903 to the other 704 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 207 71st
Population Density # 93 87th
Diversity Index # 180 75th
Median Household Income # 684 3rd
Per Capita Income # 689 2nd

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