What you need to know about Columbus, MS

Columbus is located in Lowndes County, Mississippi. The population is 36% White, 61% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 1% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $29,335 and the median home value is $97,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Columbus, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Columbus has a Walk Score ® of 34.

Median Home Price

$97,200
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 49.33%
49.33% Complete
Homes Rented 50.67%
50.67% Complete

Real Estate

In Columbus, Mississippi


Ready to move to Columbus? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Columbus.

Schools

In Columbus, Mississippi


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Columbus rates.

Median Household Income

$29,335
Lower than the national average

Business

In Columbus, Mississippi


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Columbus.

Residents

Most residents are
Over 65 Years old

Health

In Columbus, Mississippi


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Columbus.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 21%
21% Complete
Graduated High School 80%
80% Complete