The Town of Columbus had a population of 2,098 as of July 1, 2016. Columbus ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Columbus is located at latitude 45.6357 and longitude -109.2483 in Stillwater County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Columbus (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Stillwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,586 feet.
The Town of Columbus (GNIS ID: 2413233) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Columbus is located within Columbus Division of Stillwater County.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbus: Countrymans, Eagle's Nest, Sheep Dip, Stillwater.
|Population in Households||2,053|
|Population in Familes||1,691|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||45|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||954 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||587 (61.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||269 (28.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||99 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$169,271|
|Average Home Value||$169,155|
|Median Household Income||$47,974|
|Average Household Income||$65,026|
|Per Capita Income||$26,961|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.14%|
|Per Capita Income||1.81%|
The table below compares Columbus to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana 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.
|Total Population||# 48||87th|
|Population Density1||# 41||89th|
|Diversity Index2||# 112||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 131||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 162||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.