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The City of Columbus had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Columbus is located at latitude 48.9049 and longitude -102.7813 in Burke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Burke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,932 feet.

The City of Columbus (GNIS ID: 1035976) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Columbus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Columbus, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 564
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $85,714
Average Home Value $110,776


Median Household Income $70,952
Average Household Income $100,177
Per Capita Income $46,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 2.5%
Households 1.65% 2.38%
Families 0.0% 2.59%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Columbus, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbus to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 204 49th
Population Density1 # 148 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 194 52nd
Median Household Income # 45 89th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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