Send us your New Columbus photos:
New Columbus is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of New Columbus is 41.172N. The longitude is -76.289W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 991 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 215.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Columbus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17878 ZIP code.
25% of New Columbus residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Columbus ancestry & family history guide.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Columbus was $15,981, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of New Columbus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Columbus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $656.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Columbus political report.
The average commute time for New Columbus workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about New Columbus:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!