|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 10,959. Columbia, Illinois is the 2,934th largest city in the US.
Parts of Columbia are located within Monroe County and St Clair County.
The peak population of Columbia was in 2020, when its population was 11,008. In 2020, Columbia was the 2,914th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,934th largest city in the US. Columbia is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Columbia has grown 37.0% since the 2000. Columbia, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Columbia has a population density of 932.3 people per square mile.
|2929||Franklin Lakes, New Jersey||10,982||5.0%|
|2930||Pompton Lakes, New Jersey||10,980||3.1%|
|2935||Sleepy Hollow, New York||10,955||18.8%|
|2937||Brandon, South Dakota||10,950||88.4%|
|2940||Fox Lake, Illinois||10,927||18.4%|
The total voting age population of Columbia, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,831. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.6% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbia are 97.0% White, 1.9% Asian, 0.7% Other and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbia, 6.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.2%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.5% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.7% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.5% have a bachelor's degree and 18.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbia, 13.1% 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 $98,977.
In Columbia, 82.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 17.3% of housing units in Columbia.
Of all the housing units in Columbia, 11.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbia, 26.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $887.
In Columbia, 90.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.