Columbus, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 51 housing units in Columbus. This represents a 30.8% growth from 39 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 51 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbus is about 90%. Columbus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 21.6%. Average household size is 3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbus were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom0%
Two Bedrooms41.20%
Three Bedrooms47.10%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$46,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4
Median year structure was built1970

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage53.60%
Debt Free42.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs9.9%