Columbia, California Population 2022

2,633
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Columbia is a city located in Tuolumne County California. With a 2020 population of 2,633, it is the 808th largest city in California and the 9506th largest city in the United States. Columbia is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,577 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Columbia has a population density of 442 people per square mile.

The average household income in Columbia is $57,678 with a poverty rate of 20.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $703 per month, and the median house value is $345,100. The median age in Columbia is 45.4 years, 45.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

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

  • White: 88.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.43%
  • Asian: 2.83%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia, California is 2,633 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,577.

Columbia, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,84588.45%
Black or African American20.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.38%
Asian592.83%
Some Other Race170.81%
Two or More Races1557.43%
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Columbia Population by Race

Columbia Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbia Median Age

52.9


Total

57.5


Male

52.6


Female

Columbia Adults

There are 1,748 adults, (695 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

66

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

1,120

53.69%

Male

966

46.31%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.2%14.8%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family71%29%
Female24.6%75.4%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0391.8772.4
Married3442.585.2
Male1082.81100
Female1422.2524.6
Non Family4451.0471

2.46

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Columbia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.71%
9th to 12th Grade1308.39%
High School Graduate43027.74%
Some College48131.03%
Associates Degree19112.32%
Bachelors Degree20913.48%
Graduate Degree986.32%
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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
Asian505049
White1,4041,263258
2+ Races7373
Hispanic7676

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 98.00%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,240$28,523$14,348
Less Than 9th Grade$6,620$$6,227
High School Graduate$12,005$$
Some College$36,050$46,389$13,203
Bachelors Degree$$16,648$
Graduate Degree$$$85,536

$23,240

Average Earnings

$28,523

Average Male

$14,348

Average Female

Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Language by Age

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Columbia Language

91.17% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 8.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,70733519.63%
Asian5036.00%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1205344.17%
Multiple1235343.09%

20.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.43%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is White, with 19.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Multiple, with 43.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Columbia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School27.91%
Some College30.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.17%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.72%
Female Unemployed18.37%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,276$56,386
Families$76,591$79,747
Married Families--
Non Families-$24,212
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Income by Household Type

Columbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Columbia Marital Status by Race

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Columbia Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War35
Vietnam133
Korea81
World War II11

Columbia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 5435
55 to 6412
65 to 7460
75+152

Columbia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27617.83%
Asian11.69%
Hispanic2322.77%

Columbia Veterans by Race

Columbia Veterans by Education

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14.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

10.3%

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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73.49%

Born in Columbia

93.72%

Native Born

6.28%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

5.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.72% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 73.49% having been born in California. 0.77% 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
20102,2970.00%
20112,325281.22%
20122,353281.20%
20132,381281.19%
20142,409281.18%
20152,437281.16%
20162,465281.15%
20172,493281.14%
20182,521281.12%
20192,549281.11%
20202,577281.10%
20212,605281.09%
20222,633281.07%

Columbia Population by Year