Columbia employment information

Income per capita$18,664$23,936$28,555
Median household income$29,531$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,500$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,523$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$42,868$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$18,478$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level16.0%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbia is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 3% higher than the national average.

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Columbia median earnings by income bracket

Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.3%8.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%29.5%
Public administration0.0%7.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities29.0%4.1%
Education, health & social services2.8%34.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Haleburg, AL128$56,2505%
Headland, AL4,637$51,3944%
Cowarts, AL1,897$43,34819%
Jakin, GA167$40,69424%
Avon, AL579$40,17025%
Columbia, AL780$29,53145%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chiloquin, OR780$33,57137%
Lockesburg, AR780$27,85748%
Dongola, IL780$40,32325%
Hawley, TX780$56,6676%
Aspen Park, CO780$72,16735%
Columbia, AL780$29,53145%
Source: The Columbia, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.