Columbia, MD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Columbia, Maryland Info Snack

Population
105,412
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
7.6%
Median Home
$385,900
Median Income
$111,278
Median Rent
$1,733

Columbia SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
5

Columbia, MD Cost Of Living

129
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Maryland National Average
Overall 129 120 100
Services 105 111 100
Groceries 114 114 100
Health 85 84 100
Housing 188 151 100
Transportation 101 109 100
Utilities 105 108 100

Rankings for Columbia in Maryland

Map Of Columbia, MD

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Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2020 105,412 1.7%
2019 103,663 0.5%
2018 103,170 -0.3%
2017 103,439 0.4%
2016 103,055 0.9%
2015 102,116 -0.1%
2014 102,269 1.5%
2013 100,735 0.6%
2012 100,175 1.8%
2011 98,379 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
44.5% (46,926)
African American
27.0% (28,439)
American Indian
0.3% (285)
Asian
13.3% (13,971)
Hawaiian
0.0% (33)
Other
0.8% (866)
Two Or More
4.7% (4,944)
Hispanic
9.4% (9,948)
Race Columbia MD USA
White 44.5% 50.2% 60.1%
African American 27.0% 29.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 13.3% 6.3% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.7% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.4% 10.3% 18.2%

Gender in Columbia

Female
51.6% (54,341)
Male
48.4% (51,071)
Gender Columbia MD USA
Female 51.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (3,162)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (2,108)
High School / GED
13.0% (13,703)
Some College
15.0% (15,811)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (5,270)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (30,569)
Master's Degree
22.0% (23,190)
Professional Degree
5.0% (5,270)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (6,324)
Education Columbia MD USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia, Maryland

Less than $10,000
3.8% (398,542)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (228,395)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.8% (504,054)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.0% (313,980)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.2% (550,551)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (1,138,146)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (1,508,075)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.7% (2,393,811)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.8% (1,563,258)
$200,000 or more
18.4% (1,942,384)
Income Columbia MD USA
Less than $10,000 3.8% 4.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 2.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.8% 5.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.0% 6.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.2% 9.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 13.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.7% 19.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.8% 10.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 18.4% 13.4% 8.3%

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