Columbia, Louisiana Population 2024

264

Columbia is a city located in Caldwell Parish Louisiana. Columbia has a 2024 population of 264. It is also the county seat of Caldwell Parish.Columbia is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 278 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbia is $76,152 with a poverty rate of 13.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbia is 33.8 years, 31.9 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

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

  • White: 67.45%
  • Black or African American: 30.21%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.04% (-14)
The current population of Columbia, Louisiana is 264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 278.

Columbia, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23067.45%
Black or African American10330.21%
Other race41.17%
Two or more races41.17%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Columbia Population by Race

Columbia Population Pyramid 2024

Columbia Median Age

33.8

Total

31.9

Male

36.6

Female

Columbia Adults

There are 245 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female16748.97%
Male17451.03%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1162.6768.131.9
Married452.5675.624.4
Non Family331.0363.636.4
Female324.5668.831.3
Male62.533.366.7
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Columbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,750

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbia Language

97.44% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2183516.06%
Black8478.33%
showing: 2 rows

13.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is White, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Black, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.82%.

Columbia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.46%
High School11.63%
Some College3.51%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.94%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Columbia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Columbia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Columbia Veterans by War

count

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Columbia Veterans by Age

count

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Columbia Veterans by Race

Columbia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.68%

Born in Columbia

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 87.68% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Columbia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029244-4-1.61%
2028248-4-1.59%
2027252-4-1.56%
2026256-4-1.54%
2025260-4-1.52%
2024264-4-1.49%
2023268-4-1.47%
2022272-4-1.45%
2021276-2-0.72%
2020278-91-24.66%
2019369-3-0.81%
2018372
2017372-6-1.59%
2016378-2-0.53%
201538020.53%
2014378-3-0.79%
2013381-2-0.52%
2012383-5-1.29%
2011388-2-0.51%
2010390
showing: 20 rows

Columbia Population by Year