Real Estate Market Update for Columbus, GA
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Welcome to March's Market Update,. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of March. The number of active listings was up 22% from one year earlier, and down 6% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 120-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up more than 500%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 90-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 400% year-over-year, and increased 67% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Columbus, GA
Area Information for Columbus, GA
  • Population: 203,758
  • Median Age: 32.94 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.86 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 942/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 9.38%
  • Closest Airport: Columbus Metropolitan
  • Closest College: Troy University-phoenix City Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: Columbus Technical College
  • Median Household Income: $42,254
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 23.72%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.26 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $110,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Montgomery Biscuits
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 21%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Columbus, GA
Median Age: 32.94 Married: 29% Number of Households: 76,533 Households with Children: 26,776
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Columbus, GA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      East Columbus Magnet Academy 0.6 mi Public 6-8 1 4
      Georgetown Elementary School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Kendrick High School 0.8 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Wesley Heights Elementary School 1.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 3
      Forrest Road Elementary School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Fort Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Lonnie Jackson Academy 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 2
      Rothschild Middle School 2.3 mi Public 6-8 0 3
      Dawson Elementary School 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Dimon Elementary School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Reese Road Leadership Academy 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 5
      Edgewood Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 1 5
      St. Marys Video And Communication Technology 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Pinehurst Christian School 3.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Christian School Of Hope 3.4 mi Private 8-8 0 0
      St. Anne School 3.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Columbus St Anne School 3.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Education & Guidance Services 3.6 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Hallie Turner Private School 3.7 mi Private 9-12 0 5
      Waddell Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Lighthouse Christian Academy 3.7 mi Private 2-12 0 4
      Gentian Elementary School 3.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      Carver High School 4.1 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Rigdon Road Elementary School 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Cusseta Road Elementary School 4.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Brewer Elementary School 4.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Richards Middle School 4.4 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Clubview Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      Muscogee Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Martin Luther King, Jr Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 3
      Hardaway High School 4.6 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Baker Middle School 4.7 mi Public 6-8 0 2
      Wynnton Arts Academy 4.8 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Thirtieth Avenue Pre-school Center 5.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Benning Hills Elementary School 5.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Columbus High School 5.2 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Marshall Middle School 5.2 mi Public 6-8 0 4
      Davis Elementary School 5.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      St Elmo Center For Gifted Education 5.4 mi Public K-5 0 0
      South Columbus Elementary School 5.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Spencer High School 5.6 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Bridges Learning Center 5.7 mi Private - 0 0
      Allen Elementary School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Johnson Elementary School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Hannan Elementary School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Eddy Middle School 5.8 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Grace Christian School 5.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Jordan Vocational High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 2-5 2
      Arnold Middle School 5.9 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Blanchard Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy 6.0 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Woodall Psychoeducational Center 6.0 mi Public 1-12 0 0
      Teenage Parenting Center At Waverly Terrace 6.2 mi Public - 0 0
      Early College Academy Of Columbus 6.2 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Shaw High School 6.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Blackmon Road Middle School 6.3 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Muscogee Evening School 6.6 mi Public - 0 0
      Daniel Middle Alternative School 6.6 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      St. Luke School 6.6 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Fox Elementary School 6.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 2
      Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy 6.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Columbus First Seventh-day Adventist 6.8 mi Private 1-6 0 5
      Key Elementary School 6.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Calvary Christian School 7.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      River Road Elementary School 7.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Morris R Mcbride Elem School 7.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Northside High School 7.7 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Westminster Christian School 7.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Brookstone School 7.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Freddie Stowers Elem School 7.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Veterans Memorial Middle School 7.9 mi Public 6-8 3-5 5
      North Columbus Elementary School 8.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Wynnbrook Christian School 8.2 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Double Churches Middle School 8.4 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Double Churches Elementary School 8.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Edward A White Elem School 8.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Don C Faith Middle School 8.9 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Herbert J Dexter Elem School 9.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Richard G Wilson Elem School 9.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
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