Columbus is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,629 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbus is the 437th largest community in Texas.
Columbus is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Columbus is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbus who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), sales jobs (12.21%), and teaching (10.12%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Columbus is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Columbus spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.16 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Columbus citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.97% of adults 25 and older in Columbus have a college degree.
The per capita income in Columbus in 2010 was $22,579, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,316 for a family of four. However, Columbus contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Columbus is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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, followed by Black or African-American. Columbus also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Columbus include Czech, Irish, English, and Slavic.
The most common language spoken in Columbus is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.