Columbus Jobs

  • Lease Purchase Truck Driver

    Wti Transport - Columbus, MS

    Truck Driver Lease Purchase Program Available WTI has an excellent lease purchase program to help Class A CDL truck drivers own their own truck while enjoying all of the...

    from WTI Transport - 5 days ago
  • Executive Chef 1 (31275)

    Sodexo - Columbus, MS

    Designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel in a small account. This position is recognized as the technical expert,...

    from Sodexo - 12 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Drivers

    USA Truck - Columbus, MS

    Experienced Driver CDL-A Jobs Recruiters are standing by! 866-541-2012 Can Experienced Drivers grow with USA Truck? Definitely! Welcome to the new USA Truck. Fill out the...

    from USA Truck - 6 days ago
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Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus is a city in Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States] on the Tombigbee River. It is approximately 175 miles northeast of Jackson, 90 miles north of Meridian, 63 miles south of Tupelo, and 123 miles west of Birmingham, Alabama. The population was 25,944 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Lowndes County and the principal city of the Columbus Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Columbus-West Point Combined Statistical Area.

Columbus Careers

Among the most common occupations in Columbus are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Columbus, Mississippi work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Columbus Industries

The leading industries in Columbus, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Manufacturing, 18%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Columbus job listings indicate that the following industries in Columbus are hiring the most workers:

Columbus Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Columbus, Mississippi is $25,478, and the median income of households in Columbus was $27,393.
 

Average Salaries in Columbus, MS

Columbus, MS

$25,000
 

According to our Columbus Trends data, the number of Columbus, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 4% since April 2013.
Columbus job trends

Columbus Employment Statistics

Population of Columbus
Total population 25,944
Male 45.24%
Female 54.76%
Median age 33.8
  
Columbus Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.3%
Median cost of a home $67,900
Median mortgage payment $503
Renter-occupied homes 45.7%
Vacant housing 9.4%
Median monthly rent $424
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,773
Median for all female full-time $20,182
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 11%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 44%
Black or African American 55%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
  
Columbus Commute
Carpool 16.7%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes