Columbia employment information

Income per capita$15,362$23,741$28,555
Median household income$23,864$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,623$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,260$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$11,369$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$13,516$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level19.0%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbia is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 22% higher than the national average.

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Columbia median earnings by income bracket

Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.3%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%20.5%
Public administration0.0%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%2.0%
Education, health & social services26.8%39.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Russell Springs, KY2,469$26,84750%
Jamestown, KY2,027$24,40054%
Greensburg, KY2,442$24,10455%
Columbia, KY4,792$23,86455%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Edwardsville, PA4,792$35,58133%
New Roads, LA4,791$33,94737%
Walkertown, NC4,790$41,54622%
Lake Sarasota, FL4,795$64,68821%
Peppermill Village, MD4,795$67,62926%
Columbia, KY4,792$23,86455%
Source: The Columbia, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.