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Demographics

People

Total Population995
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+311
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married45.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.1%
Median Earnings25+$14,712
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,712
Median Earnings With High School Degree$10,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$16,484
% Above Poverty Level51.2%
% Below Poverty Level48.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone35.5%
Median Gross Rent$515
Median House Value$65,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)88.1%
German6.5%
Finnish3.3%
English1.1%
Latvian1%
French Except Basque0.7%
Irish0.6%
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Columbus Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luna County
P.O. Box Zip Codes88029
Phone Area Codes505
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude31.82
Approximate Longitude-107.64

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
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 59 F
Apr Temp45 to 78 F
Jul Temp68 to 95 F
Oct Temp48 to 78 F
Annual Precip10.2 inches
StationHACHITA
Distance40.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 58 F
Apr Temp40 to 78 F
Jul Temp64 to 94 F
Oct Temp45 to 78 F
Annual Precip11.6 inches
StationFAYWOOD
Distance57.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 56 F
Apr Temp38 to 74 F
Jul Temp61 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 74 F
Annual Precip13.7 inches

Columbus Public Libraries

Columbus Village Library
112 W. BROADWAY
Columbus, New Mexico
(575) 531-2612

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