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Demographics

People

Total Population3,178
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens21.5%
Employed Population 16+1,505
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.1%
Median Earnings25+$29,127
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,036
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,482

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,694
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.2%
Median Gross Rent$561
Median House Value$70,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.9%
English10%
Italian8.5%
Irish8.4%
Welsh6.1%
Scottish3.9%
Dutch2.6%
Polish2.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swiss0.9%
Austrian0.9%
German0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Russian0.2%
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Columbus Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes66725
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.16
Approximate Longitude-94.84

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)

StationCOLUMBUS 1 SW
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationJOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationMIAMI
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 45 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baxter Springs4,056$51,687
Cherokee862$52,344
Scammon504$50,278
Weir579$47,955
West Mineral230$52,813

Columbus Public Libraries

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

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Columbus Hospitals

Mercy Maude Norton Hospital
(Proprietary)
220 N Pennsylvania Avenue
(620) 429-2545

Columbus Public Schools

Central Elem
810 S High School Avenue
ZIP: 66725
(620) 429-3943
Middle
Total Enrollment 367
Columbus High
124 S High School Avenue
ZIP: 66725
(620) 429-3821
High
Total Enrollment 315
Highland Elem
319 N High School St
ZIP: 66725
(620) 429-3032
Primary
Total Enrollment 142
Park Elem
724 E Garfield Street
ZIP: 66725
(620) 429-3905
Primary
Total Enrollment 211
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