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People

Total Population 3,207
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 23.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,609
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,048
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $65,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.9%
US/American 0%
English 12.9%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 66725
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.169
Longitude -94.843

Columbus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLUMBUS 1 SW
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station JOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station MIAMI
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hallowell (66725)

Melrose (66725)

Neutral (66725)

Quaker (66725)

Sherwin (66725)

Stippville (66725)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baxter Springs 4,114 $55,054
Cherokee 846 $52,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbus Public Libraries

Library
Columbus Public Library
205 N KANSAS
Columbus, Kansas
(620) 429-2086

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Columbus High Schools

COLUMBUS HIGH
124 S HIGH SCHOOL AVENUE
620-429-3821
Serves 373 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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