Columbia Population By Year

Population Graph For Columbia, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 43,340 923 3.5%
2020 41,879 946 1.9%
2010 34,681 1,034 0.4%
2000 33,286 966 1.4%
1990 28,924 961

Columbia Population Facts

What is the current population of Columbia?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 43,340. Columbia, Tennessee is the 923rd largest city in the US.

What county is Columbia, Tennessee in?

Columbia is located entirely in Maury County.

What is the size of Columbia, Tennessee in square miles?

Columbia has an area of 31.5 square miles.

What was the peak population of Columbia?

The current population of Columbia (43,340) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Columbia growing?

Columbia has grown 30.2% since the 2000. Columbia, Tennessee is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Columbia, Tennessee?

Columbia has a population density of 1,099.7 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
713 Smyrna 55,518 99.7%
746 Spring Hill 53,339 546.4%
777 Collierville 51,343 55.6%
829 Cleveland 47,955 27.9%
850 Gallatin 46,902 99.0%
869 Brentwood 45,491 72.7%
923 Columbia 43,340 30.2%
960 Germantown 41,034 8.5%
966 Lebanon 40,888 99.4%
968 Mount Juliet 40,766 187.6%
1015 La Vergne 39,091 106.3%
1136 Cookeville 35,138 33.1%
1221 Maryville 32,263 39.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
917 Holly Springs, North Carolina 43,524 329.9%
918 Ormond Beach, Florida 43,517 19.0%
919 Hagerstown, Maryland 43,487 18.2%
920 Gainesville, Georgia 43,417 64.8%
921 Waxahachie, Texas 43,368 100.0%
922 Hollister, California 43,346 24.4%
923 Columbia, Tennessee 43,340 30.2%
924 Newnan, Georgia 43,298 162.8%
925 Huber Heights, Ohio 43,272 13.1%
926 Danville, California 43,240 3.5%
927 Woonsocket, Rhode Island 43,118 -0.3%
928 Sumter, South Carolina 42,976 5.7%
929 Delaware, Ohio 42,814 65.3%

Columbia Demographics

What is the voting age population of Columbia, Tennessee?

The total voting age population of Columbia, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,693. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Columbia, Tennessee?

The racial demographics of Columbia are 75.7% White, 18.5% Black, 4.0% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 9.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee residents are below the poverty line?

In Columbia, 13.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.2%. On a per-household basis, 12.2% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.0% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Columbia, Tennessee residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 7.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.

Columbia Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Columbia, Tennessee?

The unemployment rate in Columbia is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee residents work for the government?

In Columbia, 9.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Columbia, Tennessee?

The median household income in Columbia is $49,284.

Columbia Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Columbia, Tennessee?

In Columbia, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Columbia, Tennessee?

Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in Columbia.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Columbia, 7.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Columbia, Tennessee housing units were built after 2000?

In Columbia, 14.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,400 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Columbia, Tennessee?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $864.

What percentage of households in Columbia, Tennessee have broadband internet?

In Columbia, 81.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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