The Town of Columbia had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Columbia is located at latitude 31.2954 and longitude -85.1102 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Columbia (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.
The Town of Columbia has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Columbia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||716|
|Population in Familes||564|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||403 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||226 (56.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||96 (23.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||81 (20.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,707|
|Average Home Value||$90,376|
|Median Household Income||$25,407|
|Average Household Income||$40,346|
|Per Capita Income||$18,144|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.6%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
The table below compares Columbia to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 359||38th|
|Population Density1||# 361||38th|
|Diversity Index2||# 242||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 537||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 397||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.