Columbus AFB CDP, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Columbus AFB CDP, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Columbus Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 1,313 as of July 1, 2018. Columbus AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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 Air Force Base 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 Air Force Base 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 Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lowndes County.

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

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Columbus AFB CDP, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,313
Population in Households 1,313
Population in Familes 1,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 847
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $60,492
Average Household Income $71,212
Per Capita Income $31,639


Total Housing Units 864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 ( 1.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 (66.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $72,222
Average Home Value $70,000


Total Households 582
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 349
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 -0.54% -0.29%
Households -0.49% -0.28%
Families -0.77% -0.46%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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, 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 # 173 52nd
Population Density # 85 77th
Diversity Index # 90 76th
Median Household Income # 17 96th
Per Capita Income # 15 96th

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