Columbia County, Georgia Population 2018

Columbia County, Georgia's estimated population is 151,579 with a growth rate of 8.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Georgia is the 16th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017151,57911,6758.35%
2016139,904-7,547-5.12%
2016147,4513,4442.39%
2015144,0074,7223.39%
2014139,2852,9922.20%
2013136,2933,6132.72%
2012132,6803,7662.92%
2011128,9143,9103.13%
2010125,00458,97389.31%
199066,03125,91364.59%
198040,11817,79179.68%
197022,3278,90466.33%
196013,4233,89840.92%
19509,525920.98%
19409,4336407.28%
19308,793-2,925-24.96%
192011,718-610-4.95%
191012,3281,67515.72%
190010,653-628-5.57%
189011,2818167.80%
188010,465-3,064-22.65%
187013,5291,66914.07%
186011,860-101-0.84%
185011,9616055.33%
184011,356-1,250-9.92%
183012,606-89-0.70%
182012,6951,45312.92%
181011,2422,89734.72%
18008,3450.00%

Columbia County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White105,145
Black or African American23,253
Asian5,595
Two or More Races4,041
Some Other Race1,368
American Indian and Alaska Native502

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Columbia County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Columbia County, Georgia Median Age

36.5


Total

35.5


Male

37.4


Female

Columbia County, Georgia Adults

There are 103,389 adults, (16,369 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, Georgia.

Columbia County, Georgia Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

71,661

51.22%

Male

68,243

48.78%

Columbia County, Georgia Households and Families

Columbia County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Female62.5%37.5%
Male61.4%38.6%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,6233.0677.9
Married28,7423.584.5
Non Family9,8351.2869.9
Female5,0993.6962.5
Male1,9473.8561.4

3.48

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Georgia Households

Columbia County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5622.80%
9th to 12th Grade4,8945.35%
High School Graduate22,39524.47%
Some College19,90121.75%
Associates Degree9,63310.53%
Bachelors Degree19,63621.46%
Graduate Degree12,48113.64%

Columbia County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White67,07262,34123,572
Black14,55213,0314,750
Hispanic4,5343,585871
Asian4,0513,7472,490
Multiple Races1,4531,417501
Other Race767607126
Native American362354169

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.47%.

Columbia County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,038$52,322$32,193
Less Than High School$23,786$30,007$21,309
High School Grad$29,533$40,744$19,670
Some College$39,449$50,129$28,843
Bachelors Degree$56,291$71,920$41,935
Graduate Degree$68,979$86,200$55,322

$43,038

Average Earnings

$52,322

Average Male

$32,193

Average Female

Columbia County, Georgia Language

Columbia County, Georgia Language by Age

Columbia County, Georgia Language

90.13% of Columbia County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Columbia County, Georgia Poverty

Columbia County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White98,5707,4987.61%
Black23,0553,07713.35%
Hispanic8,4391,70820.24%
Asian5,59182414.74%
Multiple4,0413408.41%
Other1,36027820.44%
Native5025711.35%

9.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

10.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Georgia is Other, with 20.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Georgia is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.07%.

Columbia County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.79%
High School12.95%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Columbia County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.60%
Male Unemployed24.32%
Male Employed4.01%
Female Employed3.98%

Columbia County, Georgia Income

Columbia County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,962$89,599
Families$79,824$97,449
Married Families$89,463$109,170
Non Families$45,227$57,743

Columbia County, Georgia Marital Status

Columbia County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Columbia County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Georgia Veterans

Columbia County, Georgia Veterans by War

14,569

Number of Veterans

12,129

Male Veterans

2,440

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War5,711
Second Gulf War4,850
Vietnam4,684
Korea798
World War II268

Columbia County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,370
55 to 643,230
65 to 742,501
18 to 341,829
75+1,639

Columbia County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,00714.36%
Black2,98118.66%
Hispanic79814.93%
2 or More28615.41%
Other15418.10%
Asian1132.54%
Indian286.81%

Columbia County, Georgia Veterans by Education

3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Georgia Employment Status

Columbia County, Georgia Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Georgia Employment by Race

Columbia County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grovetown1130513463215819.09%
Harlem2666301835213.20%
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