Columbus, IN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 17,152 housing units in Columbus. This represents a 27.4% growth from 13,458 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 16,831 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 321 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbus is about 64.6%. Columbus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbus were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom11.50%
Two Bedrooms29.90%
Three Bedrooms40.90%
Four Bedrooms13.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$111,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$111,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$524

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage10.50%
Home Equity Loan9.50%
Simple Mortgage49.80%
Debt Free29.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%