|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 849. Columbia, North Carolina is the 10,933rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Columbia was in 1990, when its population was 907. In 1990, Columbia was the 10,226th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,933rd largest city in the US. Columbia is currently 6.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Columbia has shrunk 4.1% since the year 2000. Columbia, North Carolina's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10927||Clendenin, West Virginia||850||-24.3%|
|10928||East Tawakoni, Texas||850||8.8%|
|10929||Pawnee City, Nebraska||850||-17.5%|
|10932||Avoca, New York||849||-17.4%|
|10933||Columbia, North Carolina||849||-4.1%|
|10936||St. Paul, Virginia||849||-16.2%|
The total voting age population of Columbia, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 466. The voting age population is 39.3% male and 60.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Columbia are 48.3% Black, 37.6% White, 12.9% Other and 1.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 24.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Columbia, 44.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 61.2%. On a per-household basis, 31.5% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.6% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 67.4% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.6% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 20.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 20.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Columbia, 15.0% 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 $23,125.
In Columbia, 45.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.0% of housing units in Columbia.
Of all the housing units in Columbia, 20.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Columbia, 10.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $791.
In Columbia, 47.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.