Columbus AFB CDP, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Columbus AFB CDP, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Columbus AFB Census Designated Place had a population of 1,451 as of July 1, 2016. Columbus AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Columbus AFB CDP is located at latitude 33.6275 and longitude -88.4454 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the Columbus AFB Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Columbus AFB Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402790) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Columbus AFB Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lowndes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Columbus AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbus AFB CDP: Columbus Air Force Base CDP, Columbus Air Force Base Census Designated Place.

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Columbus AFB CDP, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,451
Population in Households 1,451
Population in Familes 1,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 936
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 646
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 ( 1.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (68.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $72,917
Average Home Value $71,154


Median Household Income $57,690
Average Household Income $67,170
Per Capita Income $29,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.59%
Households 1.03% 0.67%
Families 0.72% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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 AFB CDP, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbus AFB CDP to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 164 55th
Population Density1 # 79 78th
Diversity Index2 # 108 70th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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