Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area IN Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 82,823
Population in Households 81,676
Population in Familes 66,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,147
Population Density2 204
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $57,592
Average Household Income $77,530
Per Capita Income $30,152


Total Housing Units 35,479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,454 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,479 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,546 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $152,616
Average Home Value $191,661


Total Households 31,933
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 21,928
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 0.83%
Households 0.82% 0.77%
Families 0.65% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.93%