Columbus, NE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,784 housing units in Columbus. This represents a 12.4% growth from 7,812 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,702 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 82 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbus is about 69.3%. Columbus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.5 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbus were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom11.60%
Two Bedrooms29.30%
Three Bedrooms36.10%
Four Bedrooms17.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.74
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$80,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$83,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.95
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$350

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage49.40%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15%