Columbia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)99422291
Median age40.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Columbia, IL has a population of 10,193 and is the 3,891st largest city in the United States. The population density is 994 per sq mi which is 347% higher than the Illinois average and 998% higher than the national average. The median age in Columbia is 41 which is approximately 9% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Columbia, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 54% of Columbia residents were born in Illinois, 44% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Columbia is 347% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Columbia is 9% higher than Illinois.
  • In Columbia 96.63% of the population is White.
  • In Columbia 0.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Columbia 2.23% of the population is Asian.

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Columbia population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.63%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.23%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.13%5.86%4.75%
In Columbia, 2.9% 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, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).