Columbia employment information

IndexColumbiaNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,686$25,608$28,555
Median household income$28,000$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,404$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,109$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$22,500$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$13,309$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate11.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level29.9%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbia is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 101% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 92% higher than the national average.

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Columbia median earnings by income bracket

Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%6.5%
Manufacturing sector0.0%14.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services21.9%16.1%
Public administration12.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%17.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Creswell, NC370$29,64345%
Columbia, NC850$28,00048%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Arrington, VA850$38,56728%
Hartrandt, WY850$48,7829%
Gorman, TX850$27,08349%
Madison, AR850$19,16764%
Niota, TN850$27,03149%
Columbia, NC850$28,00048%
Source: The Columbia, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.