Columbia, Alabama Population 2022

680
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Columbia is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Columbia has a 2020 population of 680. Columbia is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 690 in 2010.

The average household income in Columbia is $49,521 with a poverty rate of 13.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $82,600. The median age in Columbia is 58 years, 52.5 years for males, and 59.4 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbiawas:

  • White: 86.90%
  • Black or African American: 10.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia, Alabama is 680 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 690.

Columbia, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72386.90%
Black or African American8510.22%
Some Other Race111.32%
Two or More Races131.56%
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Columbia Population by Race

Columbia Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbia Median Age

36.5


Total

32.8


Male

46.3


Female

Columbia Adults

There are 597 adults, (196 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

427

51.32%

Male

405

48.68%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family65%35%
Female50%50%
Male0%100%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3412.4470.7
Married1813.3180.7
Male113.450
Female124.0850
Non Family1371.0765

3.24

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Columbia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.72%
9th to 12th Grade7612.84%
High School Graduate27947.13%
Some College9816.55%
Associates Degree437.26%
Bachelors Degree427.09%
Graduate Degree325.41%
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Columbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48742674
Hispanic77
Black8055
Other Race115
2+ Races71

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.20%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,375$53,542$35,572
Less Than 9th Grade$$$20,833
High School Graduate$36,509$80,072$35,884
Some College$30,139$31,250$27,083
Bachelors Degree$53,542$$
Graduate Degree$48,333$$48,333

$36,375

Average Earnings

$53,542

Average Male

$35,572

Average Female

Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Language by Age

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Columbia Language

98.52% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple13430.77%
Black851720.00%
White7168912.43%
OtherNaN%

13.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

14.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Multiple, with 30.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.11%.

Columbia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.49%
High School13.62%
Some College7.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.13%
Female Unemployed41.67%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,563$61,801
Families$73,750$79,139
Married Families$93,594-
Non Families$21,607$34,365
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Income by Household Type

Columbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia Married by Age and Sex

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Columbia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Columbia Marital Status by Race

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Columbia Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War7
Vietnam15
Korea2
World War II

Columbia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5411
55 to 6410
65 to 749
75+5

Columbia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White326.44%
Black33.66%

Columbia Veterans by Race

Columbia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia Employment by Age

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Columbia Employment by Race

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Columbia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.76%

Born in Columbia

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 77.76% having been born in Alabama. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Columbia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107400.00%
2011735-5-0.68%
2012730-5-0.68%
2013725-5-0.68%
2014720-5-0.69%
2015715-5-0.69%
2016710-5-0.70%
2017705-5-0.70%
2018700-5-0.71%
2019695-5-0.71%
2020690-5-0.72%
2021685-5-0.72%
2022680-5-0.73%

Columbia Population by Year