|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 690. Columbia, Alabama is the 11,844th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Columbia was in 1990, when its population was 870. In 1990, Columbia was the 10,402nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,844th largest city in the US. Columbia is currently 20.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Columbia has shrunk 14.0% since the year 2000. Columbia, Alabama's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11838||Wayne Lakes, Ohio||692||1.4%|
|11839||York Haven, Pennsylvania||692||-14.3%|
|11843||Castlewood, South Dakota||690||3.4%|
|11846||Lake Andes, South Dakota||690||-15.5%|
The total voting age population of Columbia, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 584. The voting age population is 41.1% male and 58.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 32.4% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbia are 79.5% White, 12.4% Black, 6.3% Two or more races and 1.8% Other.
In Columbia, 23.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.2%. On a per-household basis, 22.4% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.0% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.0% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 1.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 1.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbia, 14.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Columbia is $35,417.
In Columbia, 68.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.2% of housing units in Columbia.
Of all the housing units in Columbia, 21.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbia, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $768.
In Columbia, 52.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.