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People

Total Population 3,631
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 28.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,523
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,923
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $125,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 5.6%

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

Columbus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles W of Sugar Land, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles W of Houston, Texas
County Colorado
Standard Zip Codes 78934
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.706
Longitude -96.539

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
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 55 to 81 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 85 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station LA GRANGE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 63 F
Apr Temp 58 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 60 to 83 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Station HALLETTSVILLE 2 N
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 64 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 60 to 83 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eagle Lake 3,612 $46,548
Fayetteville 251 $44,375
Hillcrest 762 $87,273
Industry 231 $51,364

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

Columbus Public Libraries

Library
Nesbitt Memorial Library
529 WASHINGTON ST
Columbus, Texas
(979) 732-3392
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Columbus Hospitals

COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
110 SHULT DR
(979) 732-2371
Emergency Service: Yes

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Columbus High Schools

COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
103 CARDINAL LN
979-732-5746
Serves 521 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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