Columbus is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 3,146 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbus is the 89th largest community in Kansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Columbus is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Columbus is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbus who work in office and administrative support (11.50%), food service (9.43%), and healthcare (8.30%).
Columbus is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Columbus is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.47% of adults 25 and older in Columbus have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Columbus in 2010 was $20,507, which is lower middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,028 for a family of four.
The people who call Columbus home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbus residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Columbus include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Columbus is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.