Columbiana, Alabama Population 2024

4,830

Columbiana is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Columbiana has a 2024 population of 4,830. It is also the county seat of Shelby County.Columbiana is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,513 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbiana is $74,984 with a poverty rate of 9.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbiana is 43.6 years, 40.6 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

Columbiana Demographics

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

  • White: 69.97%
  • Black or African American: 24.96%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
17.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
279.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.02% (317)
The current population of Columbiana, Alabama is 4,830 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,513.

Columbiana, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,18569.97%
Black or African American1,13624.96%
Two or more races1974.33%
Native American340.75%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Columbiana Population by Race

Columbiana Population Pyramid 2024

Columbiana Median Age

43.6

Total

40.6

Male

48.1

Female

Columbiana Adults

There are 3,813 adults, (590 of whom are seniors) in Columbiana.

Columbiana Age Dependency

41.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbiana Sex Ratio

Female2,08045.69%
Male2,47254.31%

Columbiana Population by Age

Columbiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4862.3365.234.8
Married6863.0180.219.8
Non Family477057.442.6
Female2692.8338.761.3
Male542.8175.924.1
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbiana 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

Columbiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbiana 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 90.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25%.

Columbiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,528

Average Earnings

$40,907

Average Male

$42,340

Average Female

Columbiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbiana Language

95.69% of Columbiana residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Columbiana Language

Columbiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5772529.78%
Black6937811.26%
Multiple491224.49%
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9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbiana is Multiple, with 24.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbiana is White, with 9.78% 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 11.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

Columbiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.68%
Some College9.73%
High School9.1%
Bachelors or Greater8.87%
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Columbiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.17%
Male Employed2.61%
Female Unemployed
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Columbiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Columbiana 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.

Columbiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Columbiana Veterans by War

count

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Columbiana Veterans by Age

count

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Columbiana Veterans by Race

Columbiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Columbiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbiana 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

81.79%

Born in Columbiana

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Columbiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.79% having been born in Alabama. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Columbiana Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,095531.05%
20285,042531.06%
20274,989531.07%
20264,936531.09%
20254,883531.1%
20244,830531.11%
20234,777531.12%
20224,724531.13%
20214,6711583.5%
20204,513-71-1.55%
20194,58410.02%
20184,583-43-0.93%
20174,626942.07%
20164,5323067.24%
20154,226471.12%
20144,179-28-0.67%
20134,207-6-0.14%
20124,213260.62%
20114,187160.38%
20104,17185525.78%
20003,31634811.73%
19902,96831311.79%
19802,655
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Columbiana Population by Year