|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 5,914. Columbia, Mississippi is the 4,364th largest city in the US.
Columbia is located entirely in Marion County.
The peak population of Columbia was in 1990, when its population was 7,159. In 1990, Columbia was the 3,191st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,364th largest city in the US. Columbia is currently 17.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Columbia has shrunk 10.5% since the year 2000. Columbia, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Columbia has a population density of 974.5 people per square mile.
|4359||Kennett Square, Pennsylvania||5,925||12.2%|
|4361||Mount Zion, Illinois||5,920||21.3%|
|4362||Cave Springs, Arkansas||5,916||445.7%|
|4365||Central City, Kentucky||5,912||0.4%|
|4367||Mocksville, North Carolina||5,908||38.9%|
|4368||Mount Arlington, New Jersey||5,905||25.3%|
The total voting age population of Columbia, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,618. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.0% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbia are 48.7% Black, 48.2% White, 1.3% Other, 1.0% Two or more races and 0.9% Asian. Additionally, 1.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbia, 35.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.8%. On a per-household basis, 29.5% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 42.0% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.3% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 3.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbia, 11.6% 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 $26,858.
In Columbia, 64.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.3% of housing units in Columbia.
Of all the housing units in Columbia, 8.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbia, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 180 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $611.
In Columbia, 50.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.