Columbia City, Indiana Population 2020

9,479
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Columbia City is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 9,479, it is the 85th largest city in Indiana and the 3203rd largest city in the United States. Columbia City is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 8.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,750 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Columbia City has a population density of 1,740 people per square mile.

The average household income in Columbia City is $58,804 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $111,400. The median age in Columbia City is 36.7 years, 34.3 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.3 males.

Columbia City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia City, Indiana is 9,479, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,155.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,750.

Columbia City, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,70795.85%
Two or More Races1912.10%
Black or African American690.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.61%
Asian360.40%
Some Other Race260.29%
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Columbia City Population Pyramid 2020

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Columbia City Median Age

36.7


Total

34.3


Male

39.3


Female

Columbia City Adults

There are 7,105 adults, (1,401 of whom are seniors) in Columbia City.

Columbia City Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia City Sex Ratio

Female

4,982

54.84%

Male

4,102

45.16%

Columbia City Households and Families

Columbia City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All70.1%29.9%
Female68.7%31.3%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family55.1%44.9%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8962.2770.1
Married1,7172.9384
Non Family1,4781.1555.1
Female4793.1968.7
Male2222.5766.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Columbia City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade961.60%
9th to 12th Grade4527.53%
High School Graduate2,06434.39%
Some College1,02016.99%
Associates Degree84114.01%
Bachelors Degree1,07717.94%
Graduate Degree4527.53%
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Columbia City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7605,2691,488
Multiple Races828228
Hispanic7226
Black5039
Asian361313
Other Race2626
Native American2525

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 36.11%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,399$44,137$31,414
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,073$40,313$26,063
Some College$36,285$42,211$31,189
Bachelors Degree$42,681$75,476$34,981
Graduate Degree$53,790$57,500$50,294

$36,399

Average Earnings

$44,137

Average Male

$31,414

Average Female

Columbia City Language

Columbia City Language by Age

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Columbia City Language

98.57% of Columbia City residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Columbia City Poverty

Columbia City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,46099411.75%
Multiple1698047.34%
Native554072.73%
Hispanic932122.58%
Asian361336.11%
Black14750.00%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia City is Native, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia City is White, with 11.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.22%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.28%
Some College13.50%
High School10.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Unemployed40.95%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Employed4.55%

Columbia City Income

Columbia City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,265$58,804
Families$65,043$70,380
Married Families$75,558-
Non Families$32,938$36,445
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Columbia City Marital Status

Columbia City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia City Married by Age and Sex

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Columbia City 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 55-64.

Columbia City Marital Status by Race

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Columbia City Veterans

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423

Number of Veterans

390

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War27
World War II19
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74135
55 to 64109
35 to 5481
75+50
18 to 3448
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4236.17%
Hispanic2327.71%

Columbia City Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia City Employment Status

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.43%

Born in Indiana

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of Columbia City residents were born in the United States, with 79.43% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,4791621.74%
20199,3171621.77%
20189,1551051.16%
20179,0501621.82%
20168,88860.07%
20158,882290.33%
20148,853380.43%
20138,815-21-0.24%
20128,836-2-0.02%
20118,838540.61%
20108,7841,7072.18%
20007,0771,3712.18%
19905,7066151.15%
19805,0911800.36%
19704,9111080.22%
19604,803580.12%
19504,7455261.18%
19404,2194141.04%
19303,8053060.84%
19203,499510.15%
19103,4484731.49%
19002,975-52-0.17%
18903,0270.00%