Columbia, AL Population

By | February 19, 2019

Population: 804. Estimated population in July 2020: 823 (+2.4% change)
Males: 376 (46.8%), Females: 428 (53.2%)

Houston County

Zip code: 36319

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $27,500
Median house value: $66,100

Races in Columbia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.0%)
  • Black (24.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (16.5%), Irish (8.2%), English (4.7%), German (3.6%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Elevation: 223 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Map of Columbia, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Columbia

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia town

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Columbia:

  • EARLY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; BLAKELY, GA)
  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; DOTHAN, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; DOTHAN, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbia:

  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 23 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 67 miles; ALBANY, GA; Abbreviation: ABY)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 73 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; Abbreviation: LSF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Columbia:

  • HEADLAND MUNI (about 14 miles; HEADLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 0J6)
  • EARLY COUNTY (about 18 miles; BLAKELY, GA; Abbreviation: 11J)
  • ABBEVILLE MUNI (about 23 miles; ABBEVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: 0J0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia:

  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 21 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; ALBANY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,996)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,016)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 29,949)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,991)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)

Schools

Public high school in Columbia:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 202 W CHURCH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)