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Population (year 2000): 20,971. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,909 (-0.3% change)
Males: 10,165 (48.5%), Females: 10,806 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $38,874 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Columbus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Hispanic (6.7%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (46.5%), Polish (12.4%), Irish (11.1%), Czech (7.4%), English (7.2%), Swedish (4.3%).

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Elevation: 1449 feet

Land area: 9.0 square miles

Columbus,

For population 25 years and over in Columbus

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbus city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

4.0% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,359 (+6.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NE Lincoln, (63.7 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (598.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: NE (9.8 miles Duncan, Richland, NE (10.0 miles) , NE (10.3 miles Bellwood, Center, NE (11.5 miles Platte Tarnov, NE (16.0 miles) , City, NE (16.8 miles Rising NE (16.9 miles Monroe, NE (17.2 miles Shelby,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 45 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $194,800

Latitude: 41.43 N, Longitude: 97.36 W

Area code: 402


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.0%), Educational,health and social services (16.7%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,646 (+7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,733 (72.0%)


 

Crime in Columbus by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 9.5 0.0 0.0 4.8
Rapes 2 2 5 2 8
    per 100,000 9.5 9.5 23.8 9.5 38.1
Robberies 7 2 4 3 0
    per 100,000 33.4 9.5 19.1 14.3 0.0
Assaults 8 7 3 4 9
    per 100,000 38.1 33.4 14.3 19.1 42.9
Burglaries 48 98 76 72 62
    per 100,000 228.9 467.3 362.4 343.3 295.6
Thefts 545 722 449 446 405
    per 100,000 2598.8 3442.8 2141.1 2126.7 1931.2
Auto thefts 33 47 24 16 15
    per 100,000 157.4 224.1 114.4 76.3 71.5
154.0 211.2 138.3 127.1 132.3


Average climate in Columbus, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Columbus,

Columbus-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Columbus city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Cory Schlesinger - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jun 23, 1972).


Hospital/medical center in Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (P O BOX 1800, 3020 18TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Columbus:
  • BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (about 20 miles; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; SCHUYLER, NE)
  • ANNIE JEFFREY MEMORIAL CO HEALTH CTR (about 21 miles; OSCEOLA, NE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbus:
  • KARL STEFAN MEMORIAL (about 39 miles; NORFOLK, NE; ID: OFK)
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 59 miles; LINCOLN, NE; ID: LNK)
  • CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL (about 73 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; ID: GRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS MUNI (about 2 miles; COLUMBUS, NE; ID: OLU)
  • DAVID CITY MUNI (about 22 miles; DAVID CITY, NE; ID: 93Y)
  • GENOA MUNI (about 24 miles; GENOA, NE; ID: 97Y)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 14 $34,975 $29,978 2 $1,714
Police Protection - Officers 32 $119,963 $44,986 0 $0
Local Libraries 10 $24,330 $29,196 5 $5,710
Other and Unallocable 4 $12,921 $38,763 5 $917
Financial Administration 7 $20,422 $35,009 0 $0
Firefighters 11 $47,654 $51,986 3 $2,896
Fire - Other 0 $0   2 $230
Streets and Highways 23 $69,365 $36,190 0 $0
Welfare 5 $10,229 $24,549 6 $3,443
Health 3 $5,597 $22,388 2 $1,324
Solid Waste Management 3 $6,992 $27,968 3 $2,823
Sewerage 17 $53,900 $38,047 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $16,939 $67,756 10 $3,782
Parks and Recreation 14 $41,614 $35,669 10 $4,023
Water Supply 5 $14,783 $35,479 0 $0
Totals for Government 151 $479,683 $38,120 48 $26,860


College/University in Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 2719 13TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus:
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WAYNE, NE; FT enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 62 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 63 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 19,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 83 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 83 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
Public high schools in Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,166; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 303; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Columbus:
  • SCOTUS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 1554 18TH AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 826; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NORTH PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 299; Grades: PK - 06)
  • EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 273; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WEST PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 241; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LOST CREEK ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 237; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SHELL CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 196; Grades: PK - 08)
  • SUNRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 143; Grades: PK - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Columbus:
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 2520 28TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ISIDORE (Students: 225; Location: 3821 20TH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 1719 6TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: RT 1 BOX 155A; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COLUMBUS CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 53; Location: BOX 841; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN (Students: 30; Location: RT 1 BOX 112; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Columbus:
  • COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $646,340; Location: 2504 14TH STREET; 83,081 books; 2,824 audio materials; 2,769 video materials; 184 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Columbus: Husker Co-op Elevator (A), Centrum Plaza (B), Agricultural Park Campground (C), Columbus (D), Westgate Center (E), Pioneer Plaza (F), Platte County Agricultural Park (G), Platte County Fairgrounds (H), Van Berg Municipal Golf Course (I), Columbus Public Library (J), Columbus Police Station (K), Columbus Fire Department (L), Platte County Courthouse (M), Platte County Historical Museum (N), Platte County Sheriffs Office (O).

Churches in Columbus include: Saint Isidore Catholic Church (A), Saint Bonaventure Catholic Church (B), Saint Anthony Catholic Church (C), Iglesia Emanuel Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Church of Christ (G), Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Catholic Cemetery (1), Columbus Cemetery (2), Roselawn Cemetery (3).

Lake: Wagners Lake (A).

Parks in Columbus include: Adamy Park (1), Agricultural Park Historical Marker (2), Airport Park (3), Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial (4), Statue of Liberty Replica (5), Statue of the Prairie Pioneer (6), Glur Park (7), Early Era of Railroading Monument (8), Centennial Park Baseball Complex (9).

Post office: (A).  


Columbus compared to Nebraska state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus:
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTTT (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbus:
  • KTLX (91.9 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: TLC EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • K212AV (90.3 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbus:
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K57HV (Channel 57; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS, A CA LIMITED P/SHIP)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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