Living in Columbia, MS

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

Columbia, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,992
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
35.9%
Median Home
$83,900
Median Income
$26,858
Median Rent
$611

Columbia SnackAbility

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

Columbia, MS Cost Of Living

79
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Mississippi National Average
Overall 79 84 100
Services 87 94 100
Groceries 103 94 100
Health 90 91 100
Housing 49 63 100
Transportation 91 90 100
Utilities 95 95 100

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Map Of Columbia, MS

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Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2019 5,992 -1.6%
2018 6,088 -1.2%
2017 6,163 -2.1%
2016 6,292 -1.2%
2015 6,367 -1.2%
2014 6,446 -0.8%
2013 6,499 -0.7%
2012 6,543 -0.4%
2011 6,569 -0.1%
2010 6,573 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
48.0% (2,877)
African American
48.7% (2,917)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (29)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.9% (52)
Two Or More
1.0% (58)
Hispanic
1.0% (59)
Race Columbia MS USA
White 48.0% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 48.7% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.0% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Columbia

Female
52.9% (3,166)
Male
47.1% (2,825)
Gender Columbia MS USA
Female 52.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (299)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (898)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,217)
Some College
19.0% (1,138)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (479)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (599)
Master's Degree
4.0% (239)
Professional Degree
1.0% (59)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Columbia MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
16.1% (96,217)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (65,105)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (99,962)
$25,000 to $34,999
19.6% (117,247)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (49,261)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (88,151)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.3% (31,976)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.3% (37,738)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (10,082)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (3,456)
Income Columbia MS USA
Less than $10,000 16.1% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 19.6% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.3% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.3% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 3.0% 7.7%

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