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Columbus is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Columbus. For links to other places called Columbus, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Columbus is 39.973N. The longitude is -91.094W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 578.


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Median household income
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$37,619
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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52% of Columbus residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbus ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbus was $12,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Columbus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Columbus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $789.


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Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbus political report.

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The average commute time for Columbus workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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