Columbia County, Florida Population 2019

Columbia County, Florida's estimated population is 69,612 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Florida is the 40th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201769,6123380.49%
201669,2741,0191.49%
201568,2554040.60%
201467,8514220.63%
201367,429-457-0.67%
201267,8865770.86%
201167,309-247-0.37%
201067,55624,94358.53%
199042,6137,21420.38%
198035,39910,14940.19%
197025,2505,17325.77%
196020,0771,86110.22%
195018,2161,3578.05%
194016,8592,22115.17%
193014,6383482.44%
192014,290-3,399-19.22%
191017,6895953.48%
190017,0944,21732.75%
189012,8773,28834.29%
18809,5892,25430.73%
18707,3352,68957.88%
18604,646-162-3.37%
18504,8082,706128.73%
18402,1020.00%

Columbia County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White52,945
Black or African American12,197
Two or More Races1,794
Some Other Race715
Asian640
American Indian and Alaska Native146
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Columbia County, Florida Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Columbia County, Florida Median Age

40.7


Total

38.8


Male

42.8


Female

Columbia County, Florida Adults

There are 53,491 adults, (12,036 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Florida.

Columbia County, Florida Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

33,059

48.27%

Male

35,425

51.73%

Columbia County, Florida Households and Families

Columbia County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Columbia County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All73%27%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Male63.4%36.6%
Female56.2%43.8%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7222.5773
Married11,4073.2682.2
Non Family9,1571.2368.5
Female3,1853.6656.2
Male9733.663.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Florida Households

Columbia County, Florida Education

Columbia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9984.23%
9th to 12th Grade4,1198.72%
High School Graduate17,05036.11%
Some College11,52424.41%
Associates Degree4,77110.11%
Bachelors Degree5,07710.75%
Graduate Degree2,6745.66%

Columbia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,17731,9616,184
Black7,6336,537902
Hispanic2,1281,502422
Multiple Races73359097
Asian494465170
Other Race44618937
Native American14251
Islander4735

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.41%.

Columbia County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,017$35,638$26,706
Less Than High School$20,888$23,048$12,434
High School Grad$26,727$35,340$20,726
Some College$29,361$31,740$27,090
Bachelors Degree$44,735$54,500$38,178
Graduate Degree$58,042$81,917$52,907

$31,017

Average Earnings

$35,638

Average Male

$26,706

Average Female

Columbia County, Florida Language

Columbia County, Florida Language by Age

Columbia County, Florida Language

92.42% of Columbia County, Florida residents speak only English, while 7.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Columbia County, Florida Poverty

Columbia County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,9646,02212.56%
Black10,1423,10630.63%
Hispanic3,1881,05833.19%
Multiple1,63042426.01%
Other44324755.76%
Asian631589.19%
Native755472.00%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

18.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Florida is Native, with 72.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Florida is Asian, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.75%.

Columbia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.46%
High School14.81%
Some College11.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Columbia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.44%
Male Unemployed36.46%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed5.88%

Columbia County, Florida Income

Columbia County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,504$59,660
Families$55,257$70,154
Married Families$63,772$80,825
Non Families$25,189$39,276

Columbia County, Florida Marital Status

Columbia County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Columbia County, Florida Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Columbia County, Florida Veterans

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by War

7,451

Number of Veterans

6,812

Male Veterans

639

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,782
First Gulf War1,606
Second Gulf War1,178
Korea537
World War II343

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,905
65 to 741,831
75+1,538
55 to 641,476
18 to 34701

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,33515.10%
Black9179.76%
Hispanic1886.69%
2 or More15216.87%
Other193.60%
Indian1510.27%
Asian132.58%

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Florida Employment Status

Columbia County, Florida Employment by Age

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Florida Employment by Race

Columbia County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lake City12031122852542.11%
Fort White565576111.95%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990