Columbia, North Carolina Population 2024

592

Columbia is a city located in Tyrrell County North Carolina. Columbia has a 2024 population of 592. It is also the county seat of Tyrrell County.Columbia is currently declining at a rate of -1% annually and its population has decreased by -2.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 606 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbia is $32,540 with a poverty rate of 39.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbia is 33.7 years, 23.9 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Columbia Demographics

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

  • White: 43.39%
  • Black or African American: 26.43%
  • Other race: 24.29%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
492.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.31% (-14)
The current population of Columbia, North Carolina is 592 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 606.

Columbia, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24343.39%
Black or African American14826.43%
Other race13624.29%
Two or more races335.89%
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

33.7

Total

23.9

Male

38.1

Female

Columbia Adults

There are 350 adults, (149 of whom are seniors) in Columbia.

Columbia Age Dependency

178.6

Age Dependency Ratio

74.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

104.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Sex Ratio

Female32157.32%
Male23942.68%

Columbia Population by Age

Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2262.4542.557.5
Non Family901.0436.763.3
Married603.6373.326.7
Female522.7923.176.9
Male244.0429.270.8
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3.21

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

42.5%

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 white people with a rate of 92.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.29%.

Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$17,375

Average Earnings

$21,845

Average Male

$13,100

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

64.2% of Columbia residents speak only English, while 35.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.8% of the population.

Columbia Language

Columbia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black14810570.95%
Hispanic2128339.15%
White1893317.46%
Other1362518.38%
Multiple331751.52%
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39.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.51%

Male Poverty Rate

36.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia is Black, with 70.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia is White, with 17.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.01%.

Columbia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.92%
High School38.95%
Bachelors or Greater21.05%
Some College7.84%
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Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.78%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed31.19%
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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

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Columbia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

1

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

22.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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

72.14%

Born in Columbia

83.75%

Native Born

16.25%

Foreign Born

16.25%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.75% of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 72.14% having been born in North Carolina. 16.25% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029562-6-1.06%
2028568-6-1.05%
2027574-6-1.03%
2026580-6-1.02%
2025586-6-1.01%
2024592-6-1%
2023598-6-0.99%
2022604-6-0.98%
202161040.66%
2020606-154-20.26%
2019760-20-2.56%
2018780-14-1.76%
2017794
2016794-10-1.24%
2015804-14-1.71%
2014818-1-0.12%
2013819-5-0.61%
2012824-15-1.79%
2011839-17-1.99%
2010856
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Columbia Population by Year