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Columbus, NC Real Estate

Columbus, North Carolina is located in Polk County. Nearby cities and towns include Tryon, Landrum, Saluda, Campobello, Dana, Lake Lure, East Flat Rock, Edneyville, Chimney Rock Village, Gramling, Barker Heights, Flat Rock, Fingerville, Hendersonville, Fruitland, Rutherfordton, Inman, Inman Mills, Ruth, Valley Hill, Tigerville, Spindale, Balfour, Gerton, Laurel Park, Hoopers Creek, Mountain Home, Forest City, Boiling Springs, Chesnee, Fletcher, Horse Shoe, Lyman, Fairview, Bostic, Wellford, Valley Falls, Etowah, Henrietta, Southern Shops, Duncan, Royal Pines, Slater-Marietta, Caroleen, Greer, Mayo, Mills River, Startex, Fairforest, Arcadia, Cliffside, Saxon, Travelers Rest, and Taylors. Columbus is a rural community with a population of 1,022. The median household income is $44,847. In Columbus, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 21% of the households. Half the population of Columbus commutes 17 minutes or less to work, with 62% of residents holding white collar jobs and 38% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Columbus, NC is 20 years, with 46% of those homes owned, 38% rented, and 16% not occupied. In the previous year, 5 Columbus properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Columbus in the previous year was $104,825.

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Columbus, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Columbus, NC
  • 47% Single
  • 53% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Columbus, NC
  • 56% Female
  • 44% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Columbus, NC

  • 51
  • 38
  • Columbus, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Columbus, NC

  • 20
  • 22
  • Columbus, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Columbus, NC

  • 16%
  • 12%
  • Columbus, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $76,681
  • $62,851
  • Columbus, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Columbus, NC
  • 46% Owned
  • 38% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented