Columbus City, Iowa

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Columbus City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Louisa
P.O. Box Zip Codes 52737
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.258
Longitude -91.374

Columbus City Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Columbus City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 376 100%
Male 191 50.8%
Female 185 49.2%
Under 18 119 31.6%
18+ 257 68.4%
65+ 50 13.3%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.49
White 280 74.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 86 22.9%
Mixed Race 9 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 125 33.2%

Estimated Columbus City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 358
Growth -18
Growth % -4.8%

Columbus City 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.5%
US/American 15.4%
German 11.9%
Irish 5.5%
Welsh 5.1%
Dutch 3.9%
English 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Swedish 1.6%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Columbus City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cairo (52738)
Gladwin (52738)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbus City 376 $39,167
Ainsworth 524 $50,208
Columbus Junction 1,900 $42,188
Conesville 424 $30,000
Crawfordsville 295 $38,571
Fredonia 251 $28,750
Letts 392 $40,750
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