For population 25 years and over in Columbus:
For population 15 years and over in Columbus town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (28.5 miles , pop. 60,651).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (118.5 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (149.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: New Berlin, NY (2.3 miles ), Edmeston, NY (2.4 miles ), New Berlin, NY (2.5 miles ), Sherburne, NY (2.6 miles ), Pittsfield, NY (2.7 miles ), Brookfield, NY (2.7 miles ), North Norwich, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.70 N, Longitude: 75.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Columbus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Columbus, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Columbus-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Columbus town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Columbus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Columbus center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chenango County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Columbus:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average. There were 71 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 47 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.55. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in other group homes
Columbus compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Columbus (based on Chenango County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,896 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,717 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus:
Strongest FM radio stations in Columbus:
TV broadcast stations around Columbus:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $3,832,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,491
Total average daily truck traffic: 366
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 4,548
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: