Columbus, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 75,938 housing units in Columbus.

Of those housing units, 74,224 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,714 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbus is about 56.4%. Columbus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.4%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbus were built after 1970.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms28.50%
Three Bedrooms45.10%
Four Bedrooms11.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$84,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$321

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.80%
Home Equity Loan6.80%
Simple Mortgage55.10%
Debt Free27%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%