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, 2017)


Total Population 83,201
Daytime Population: Workers 52,893
Daytime Population: Residents 40,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 92,994
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 82,054
Population in Familes 67,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,147
Population Density2 205
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $55,386
Average Household Income $75,428
Per Capita Income $29,386


Total Housing Units 35,534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,422 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,707 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,405 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $148,001
Average Home Value $189,497


Total Households 32,129
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 22,084
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.09%
Households 1.02% 1.03%
Families 0.84% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.26%