Columbus, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area MS Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Columbus, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Columbus, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 60,602
Population in Households 59,227
Population in Familes 48,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,375
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $39,823
Average Household Income $56,116
Per Capita Income $22,398


Total Housing Units 27,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,952 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,922 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,406 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $135,050
Average Home Value $161,482


Total Households 23,874
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 16,025
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 0.17% 0.21%
Households 0.2% 0.25%
Families -0.01% 0.1%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%