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Demographics

People

Total Population3,604
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens26%
Employed Population 16+1,479
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married45.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.3%
Median Earnings25+$36,957
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,184

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,000
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$543
Median House Value$130,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.1%
German26.2%
Czech8.7%
Irish5.8%
English4.6%
French Except Basque2%
Welsh0.7%
Italian0.7%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Polish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Scottish0.1%
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Columbus Almanac

CategoryValue
County Colorado County
Standard Zip Codes78934
Phone Area Codes979
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.7
Approximate Longitude-96.55

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
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp37 to 64 F
Apr Temp55 to 81 F
Jul Temp70 to 96 F
Oct Temp54 to 85 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationLA GRANGE
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp41 to 63 F
Apr Temp58 to 81 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp60 to 83 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches
StationHALLETTSVILLE 2 N
Distance29.7 miles
Jan Temp42 to 64 F
Apr Temp58 to 80 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp60 to 83 F
Annual Precip42.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eagle Lake3,651$37,500
Fayetteville221$38,571
Hillcrest833$98,750
Industry231$51,167
Schulenburg2,901$52,292

Columbus Public Libraries

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

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Columbus Hospitals

Columbus Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
2122 Texas 71 Business
(979) 732-2371
Columbus Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
110 Shult Drive

Columbus Public Schools

Columbus Alternative School
1421 Austin St
ZIP: 78934
(979) 732-2963
High
Total Enrollment 16
Columbus El
1324 Bowie
ZIP: 78934
(979) 732-2078
Primary
Total Enrollment 771
Columbus H S
103 Cardinal Ln
ZIP: 78934
(979) 732-5746
High
Total Enrollment 486
Columbus J H
702 N Rampart St
ZIP: 78934
(979) 732-2891
Middle
Total Enrollment 332

Columbus Private Schools

St Anthony School
635 Bonham St
ZIP: 78934
Elementary
Total Enrollment 119
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