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Columbiana, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Columbiana had a population of 4,533 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Columbiana is located at latitude 33.1915 and longitude -86.6156 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbiana (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 525 feet.

The City of Columbiana (GNIS ID: 2404109) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Columbiana is located within Columbiana Division of Shelby County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Columbiana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbiana: Columbia, Coonsboro, German Hill.

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Columbiana, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,533
Daytime Population: Workers 3,762
Daytime Population: Residents 2,451
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,213
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 4,164
Population in Familes 3,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 369
Population Density2 262
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $50,203
Average Household Income $64,857
Per Capita Income $24,635


Total Housing Units 1,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $152,932
Average Home Value $190,706


Total Households 1,395
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 989
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.25% 1.21%
Households 1.16% 1.22%
Families 1.95% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Columbiana, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbiana to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 79th
Population Density # 273 53rd
Diversity Index # 236 59th
Median Household Income # 120 79th
Per Capita Income # 129 78th

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