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Columbus, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Columbus had a population of 98 as of July 1, 2019. Columbus ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Columbus is located at latitude 39.9881 and longitude -91.1468 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Columbus encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 722 feet.

The Village of Columbus (GNIS ID: 2398605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Columbus is located within Township of Columbus, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.


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Columbus, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Columbus, IL Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Columbus, IL Wealth Index is 104
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 98
Population in Households 98
Population in Families 87
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 448
Diversity Index1 2
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,088
Average Household Income $83,774
Per Capita Income $31,813
Wealth Index3 104

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 44 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.11% -0.2%
Households 0.0% -0.51%
Families 1.85% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Columbus, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbus to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1319 4th
Population Density # 1107 19th
Diversity Index # 1359 1st
Median Household Income # 414 70th
Per Capita Income # 511 63rd

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