Columbia demographics profile

StatisticColumbiaAlabamaNational
Population5284,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1349291
Median age53.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%40%43%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
Columbia, AL has a population of 528 and is the 19,219th largest city in the United States. The population density is 134 per sq mi which is 46% higher than the Alabama average and 48% higher than the national average. The median age in Columbia is 53 which is approximately 38% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Columbia, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 61% of Columbia residents were born in Alabama, 36% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Columbia is 46% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Columbia is 38% higher than Alabama.
  • In Columbia 78.79% of the population is White.
  • In Columbia 14.77% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Columbia 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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Columbia population breakdown by race

RaceColumbiaAlabamaNational
White78.79%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American14.77%26.48%12.63%
Asian0.19%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.60%1.76%3.06%
Other race2.65%1.28%4.75%
In Columbia, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Columbia, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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