Columbia, North Carolina Population 2021

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Columbia is a city located in Tyrrell County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 711, it is the 377th largest city in North Carolina and the 11817th largest city in the United States . Columbia is currently declining at a rate of -3.27% annually and its population has decreased by -20.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 891 in 2010. Columbia reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Columbia has a population density of 591 people per square mile.

The average household income in Columbia is $30,998 with a poverty rate of 44.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $791 per month, and the median house value is $98,300. The median age in Columbia is 39.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 48.29%
  • White: 37.64%
  • Other race: 12.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Columbia, North Carolina is 711 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 759.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 891.

Columbia, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American38148.29%
White29737.64%
Some Other Race10212.93%
Two or More Races91.14%
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Columbia Population by Race

Columbia Population Pyramid $2021

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Columbia Median Age

39.8


Total

36.7


Male

42.6


Female

Columbia Adults

There are 547 adults, (166 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

107.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

457

57.92%

Male

332

42.08%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male23.3%76.7%
Female24.4%75.6%
All45%55%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Married53.2%46.8%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3382.3145
Non Family141051.8
Married1092.5953.2
Female453.7124.4
Male434.4723.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Columbia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8215.38%
9th to 12th Grade9217.26%
High School Graduate16330.58%
Some College9818.39%
Associates Degree478.82%
Bachelors Degree275.07%
Graduate Degree244.50%
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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
Black24414917
White20018134
Hispanic8525
Other Race5422
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.00%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,529$28,182$15,809
Less Than 9th Grade$14,545$25,357$14,167
High School Graduate$20,875$26,750$15,250
Some College$17,159$37,625$15,852
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$39,844$$39,688

$18,529

Average Earnings

$28,182

Average Male

$15,809

Average Female

Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Language by Age

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Columbia Language

79.65% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 20.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.35% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black38124664.57%
Hispanic1967638.78%
White2143415.89%
Multiple9555.56%

44.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.07%

Male Poverty Rate

45.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Black, with 64.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia is White, with 15.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.82%.

Columbia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.17%
High School42.94%
Bachelors or Greater23.53%
Some College11.03%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed30.41%
Male Employed16.51%

Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,125$30,998
Families$33,618$38,426
Married Families$47,750-
Non Families$11,678$16,084
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Income by Household Type

Columbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 55-64, 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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48

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War15
Korea14
Vietnam13
World War II
Second Gulf War

Columbia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415
75+14
55 to 6414
65 to 745
18 to 34

Columbia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3012.66%
Black135.24%
Hispanic55.38%
Other Race58.62%

Columbia Veterans by Race

Columbia Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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70.85%

Born in Columbia

89.73%

Native Born

10.27%

Foreign Born

10.27%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.73% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 70.85% having been born in North Carolina. 10.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Columbia Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021711-24-3.27%
2020735-24-3.16%
2019759-24-3.07%
2018783-13-1.63%
20177960.00%
2016796-10-1.24%
2015806-13-1.59%
2014819-1-0.12%
2013820-5-0.61%
2012825-15-1.79%
2011840-17-1.98%
20108570.00%

Columbia Population by Year