Columbus Information

Columbus Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Columbus, IN

General Columbus Information

State: Indiana

County: Bartholomew County

Close cities: Flat Rock, IN, Elizabethtown, IN, Clifford, IN, Edinburgh, IN, Nashville, IN, Jonesville, IN, Taylorsville, IN, Columbus, IN

Columbus Population (census data)
Total 39,817 (+1.3% since 2000)
Male 19,159 (48.1%)
Female 20,658 (51.9%)

Population Density: 1,534 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.3 (US Avg is 100)

Columbus Elevation: 640 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1864

Land Area: 25.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $51,376

Zip Codes: 47202, 47201, and 47203.

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Columbus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.9%)
  • United States (15.8%)
  • English (11.4%)
  • Irish (10.4%)
  • French (2.3%)
  • Italian (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 2,166 people (5.4%)
  • Asia (42.3%)
  • Latin America (36.5%)
  • Europe (21.2%)

Columbus School Information

High Schools
Columbus East High School (230 South Marr Road, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Columbus North High School (1400 25th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Middle Schools
Central Middle School (725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Northside Middle School (1400 27th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Elementary Schools
Clifty Creek Elementary School (4625 East 50 North, Columbus, IN, 47203 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Lillian Schmitt Elementary School (2675 California, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Lincoln Elementary School (750 5th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Mount Healthy Elementary School (12150 South SR 58, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Parkside Elementary School (1400 Parkside Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Rockcreek Elementary School (13000 East 200 South, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Southside Elementary School (1320 West 200 South, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
W D Richards Elementary School (3311 Fairlawn Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
Other/Private Schools
Cross Cliff Primary School (4355 East 600 North - P.O. Box 120, Columbus, IN, 47203 - Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corporation District)
Fodrea Community School (2775 Illinois Street, Columbus, IN, 47201 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)
L Smith School (4505 Waycross Drive, Columbus, IN, 47203 - Bartholomew Con School Corporation District)

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