Columbia County, Florida Population 2022

Columbia County, Florida's estimated population is 70,132 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Florida is the 41st largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 67,531 and has seen a growth of 3.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Columbia County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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Columbia County, Florida Population by Race

Columbia County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbia County, Florida Median Age

40.6


Total

39.1


Male

42.8


Female

Columbia County, Florida Adults

There are 55,549 adults, (13,338 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Florida.

Columbia County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

34,244

48.30%

Male

36,654

51.70%

Columbia County, Florida Population by Age

Columbia County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia County, Florida Household Types

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Florida Households and Families

3.31

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Columbia County, Florida Households by Type

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Columbia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.30%.

Columbia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,559

Average Earnings

$39,135

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Columbia County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia County, Florida Language by Age

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Columbia County, Florida Language

92.90% of Columbia County, Florida residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.89% of the population.

Columbia County, Florida Language

Columbia County, Florida Poverty by Race

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14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Florida is Native, with 59.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Florida is Multiple, with 21.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.19%.

Columbia County, Florida Poverty

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Columbia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Columbia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Columbia County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Columbia County, Florida 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 County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Columbia County, Florida Marital Status

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6,756

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by War

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Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Race

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Florida Employment by Age

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Columbia County, Florida Employment by Race

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Columbia County, Florida 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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63.23%

Born in Columbia County, Florida

96.36%

Native Born

3.64%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.36% of Columbia County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 63.23% having been born in Florida. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Columbia County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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