Living in Columbia, MD

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Columbia, Maryland Info Snack

Population
103,991
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
7.2%
Median Home
$378,300
Median Income
$108,352
Median Rent
$1,722

Columbia SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
5

Columbia, MD Cost Of Living

130
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Maryland National Average
Overall 130 121 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 84 86 100
Housing 189 150 100
Transportation 102 108 100
Utilities 104 108 100

Rankings for Columbia in Maryland

Map Of Columbia, MD

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10

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Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2019 103,991 0.3%
2018 103,663 0.5%
2017 103,170 -0.3%
2016 103,439 0.4%
2015 103,055 0.9%
2014 102,116 -0.1%
2013 102,269 1.5%
2012 100,735 0.6%
2011 100,175 1.8%
2010 98,379 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
46.6% (48,433)
African American
26.2% (27,204)
American Indian
0.3% (289)
Asian
12.7% (13,198)
Hawaiian
0.0% (21)
Other
0.8% (833)
Two Or More
4.1% (4,274)
Hispanic
9.4% (9,739)
Race Columbia MD USA
White 46.6% 50.9% 60.7%
African American 26.2% 29.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 12.7% 6.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.4% 10.1% 18.0%

Gender in Columbia

Female
51.1% (53,144)
Male
48.9% (50,847)
Gender Columbia MD USA
Female 51.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,079)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (2,079)
High School / GED
13.0% (13,518)
Some College
15.0% (15,598)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (5,199)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (33,277)
Master's Degree
21.0% (21,838)
Professional Degree
5.0% (5,199)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (5,199)
Education Columbia MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia, Maryland

Less than $10,000
3.7% (381,509)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (236,577)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (383,054)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.9% (407,510)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.0% (515,372)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (1,275,817)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.4% (1,494,889)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.2% (2,407,990)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.4% (1,500,553)
$200,000 or more
17.3% (1,795,824)
Income Columbia MD USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 4.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 2.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 5.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.9% 6.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.0% 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.4% 13.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.2% 19.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.4% 10.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 17.3% 12.7% 7.7%

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