Columbia, Maryland Population 2019

Columbia Md Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbia Md was:

  • White: 53.73%
  • Black or African American: 27.52%
  • Asian: 12.40%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20182,802,7894,2020.15%
20172,798,5874,2930.15%
20162,794,2944,0090.14%
20152,790,2859,9850.36%
20142,780,30011,9260.43%
20132,768,37413,7630.50%
20122,754,61121,0640.76%
20112,733,54717,8210.65%
20102,715,7260.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,432
Black or African American28,395
Asian12,796
Two or More Races4,735
Some Other Race1,551
American Indian and Alaska Native249
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Columbia Md Population Pyramid 2019

Columbia Md Median Age

37.7


Total

35


Male

40.5


Female

Columbia Md Adults

There are 80,177 adults, (14,289 of whom are seniors) in Columbia Md.

Columbia Md Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Md Sex Ratio

Female

52,530

50.92%

Male

50,640

49.08%

Columbia Md Households and Families

Columbia Md Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia Md Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All66.8%33.2%
Male56.9%43.1%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female44.4%55.6%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,1142.5666.8
Married19,6893.2182
Non Family13,6421.2754.6
Female5,2773.2844.4
Male1,5063.1256.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia Md Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4952.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,6052.24%
High School Graduate8,62712.06%
Some College10,98315.35%
Associates Degree3,6755.14%
Bachelors Degree22,87131.96%
Graduate Degree22,30131.17%

Columbia Md Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,51936,91926,599
Black18,45817,5498,867
Asian9,2528,6146,789
Hispanic5,0404,0492,067
Multiple Races1,7371,6541,065
Other Race859757351
Native American17717758
Islander1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,413$73,482$51,399
Less Than High School$27,509$29,567$19,488
High School Grad$31,700$44,431$25,484
Some College$42,468$53,777$32,195
Bachelors Degree$66,737$73,986$57,524
Graduate Degree$89,453$106,090$77,212

$62,413

Average Earnings

$73,482

Average Male

$51,399

Average Female

Columbia Md Language

Columbia Md Language by Age

Columbia Md Language

76.29% of Columbia Md residents speak only English, while 23.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

Columbia Md Poverty

Columbia Md Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black28,2564,17214.77%
White49,0291,4682.99%
Asian12,7037345.78%
Hispanic8,4767328.64%
Multiple4,71850010.60%
Other1,55118712.06%
Native2494116.47%

7.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.69%

Male Poverty Rate

8.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia Md

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia Md is Native, with 16.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia Md is White, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.21%
High School12.77%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.61%
Male Unemployed10.80%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed2.80%

Columbia Md Income

Columbia Md Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$103,707$123,711
Families$123,686$141,308
Married Families$144,102-
Non Families$73,624$85,900

Columbia Md Marital Status

Columbia Md Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia Md Married by Age and Sex

Columbia Md Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Columbia Md Marital Status by Race

Columbia Md Veterans

6,383

Number of Veterans

5,398

Male Veterans

985

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,101
First Gulf War1,983
Second Gulf War1,689
Korea369
World War II180
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,023
65 to 741,460
75+1,130
55 to 641,052
18 to 34718

Columbia Md Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2079.37%
Black1,7468.25%
Hispanic5208.66%
Asian2202.17%
2 or More1155.01%
Other959.80%

Columbia Md Veterans by Education

2.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Md Employment Status

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia Md Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.44%

Born in Maryland

79.91%

Native Born

20.09%

Foreign Born

8.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.91% of Columbia Md residents were born in the United States, with 35.44% having been born in Maryland. 8.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.