Columbia, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Columbia, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,940
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
35.5%
Median Home
$79,800
Median Income
$23,983
Median Rent
$583

Columbia SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
6

Columbia, MS Cost Of Living

81
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Mississippi National Average
Overall 81 82 100
Services 91 95 100
Groceries 104 94 100
Health 92 90 100
Housing 50 64 100
Transportation 89 89 100
Utilities 95 97 100

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Map Of Columbia, MS

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Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2020 5,940 -2.4%
2019 6,088 -1.2%
2018 6,163 -2.1%
2017 6,292 -1.2%
2016 6,367 -1.2%
2015 6,446 -0.8%
2014 6,499 -0.7%
2013 6,543 -0.4%
2012 6,569 -0.1%
2011 6,573 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
51.5% (3,062)
African American
44.2% (2,627)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (25)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.5% (87)
Two Or More
1.3% (76)
Hispanic
1.1% (63)
Race Columbia MS USA
White 51.5% 56.4% 60.1%
African American 44.2% 37.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 1.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.5% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.1% 3.2% 18.2%

Gender in Columbia

Female
53.4% (3,171)
Male
46.6% (2,768)
Gender Columbia MS USA
Female 53.4% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (415)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (831)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,138)
Some College
20.0% (1,188)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (475)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (534)
Master's Degree
5.0% (297)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Columbia MS USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
19.7% (117,229)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.1% (65,941)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.7% (122,986)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.5% (104,146)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.6% (32,970)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.9% (52,858)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.8% (34,540)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (51,549)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (6,280)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (5,495)
Income Columbia MS USA
Less than $10,000 19.7% 9.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.1% 6.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.7% 12.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.5% 11.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.6% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.9% 17.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.8% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 11.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 4.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 3.4% 8.3%

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