Columbia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6318991
Median age43.036.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Columbia, LA has a population of 478 and is the 19,816th largest city in the United States. The population density is 631 per sq mi which is 612% higher than the Louisiana average and 597% higher than the national average. The median age in Columbia is 43 which is approximately 19% higher than the Louisiana average of 36. In Columbia, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 81% of Columbia residents were born in Louisiana, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Columbia is 612% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Columbia is 19% higher than Louisiana.
  • In Columbia 51.67% of the population is White.
  • In Columbia 34.94% of the population is African American.
  • In Columbia 3.56% of the population is Asian.

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Columbia population breakdown by race

African American34.94%32.16%12.63%
American Indian3.56%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race6.07%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.21%1.09%4.75%
In Columbia, 0.4% 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, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).