Columbia, Illinois Population 2022

11,257
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Columbia is a city located in Monroe County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 11,257, it is the 206th largest city in Illinois and the 3749th largest city in the United States. Columbia is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,999 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Columbia has a population density of 1,092 people per square mile.

The average household income in Columbia is $127,885 with a poverty rate of 4.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $228,300. The median age in Columbia is 40 years, 39.3 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

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

  • White: 97.42%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia, Illinois is 11,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,999.

Columbia, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Columbia Population by Race

Columbia Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbia Median Age

38.7


Total

37


Male

39.9


Female

Columbia Adults

There are 7,710 adults, (1,496 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

5,411

50.61%

Male

5,281

49.39%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia Household Types

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia Households and Families

3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Columbia Households by Type

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Columbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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$61,816

Average Earnings

$71,604

Average Male

$48,506

Average Female

Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Language by Age

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Columbia Language

96.89% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

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4.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.25%

Male Poverty Rate

5.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Asian, with 63.36% 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 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.84%.

Columbia Poverty

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Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Columbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbia Marital Status by Race

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Columbia Marital Status

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620

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Columbia Veterans by War

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Columbia Veterans by Age

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Columbia Veterans by Race

Columbia Veterans by Education

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3.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

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75.9%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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46.75%

Born in Columbia

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 46.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.50% 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

Columbia Population by Year