Columbus, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,618 housing units in Columbus. This represents a 5.3% growth from 1,537 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,584 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 34 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbus is about 69.7%. Columbus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.9%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbus were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms43%
Three Bedrooms39.50%
Four Bedrooms4.30%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$45,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$28,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.25
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$259

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.70%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage45.40%
Debt Free48.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.3%