Columbus, Illinois

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Columbus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 62305, 62320
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.988
Longitude -91.146

Columbus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station QUINCY DAM 21
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
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Columbus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 112 100%
Male 58 51.8%
Female 54 48.2%
Under 18 27 24.1%
18+ 85 75.9%
65+ 20 17.9%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 2.91
White 106 94.6%
African-American 6 5.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Columbus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 111
Growth -1
Growth % -0.9%

Columbus Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
English 16%
US/American 11.7%
Scotch-Irish 8.5%
Dutch 4.3%
Irish 4.3%
Italian 2.1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbus 112 $38,125
Camp Point 1,244 $43,646
Clayton 904 $32,813
Coatsburg 226 $41,042
Liberty 519 $39,773
Mendon 883 $41,750
Payson 1,066 $40,789
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