Columbiana, AL Population

By | February 18, 2019

Population: 3,316. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,664 (+10.5% change)
Males: 1,662 (50.1%), Females: 1,654 (49.9%)

Shelby County

Zip code: 35051

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $34,034
Median house value: $97,600

Races in Columbiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.5%)
  • Black (19.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.4%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.0%), German (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles

Map of Columbiana, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Columbiana

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbiana city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Columbiana:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbiana:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 27 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 47 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 60 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Columbiana:

  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 11 miles; ALABASTER, AL; Abbreviation: EET)
  • MERKEL FIELD SYLACAUGA MUNI (about 22 miles; SYLACAUGA, AL; Abbreviation: SCD)
  • BESSEMER (about 23 miles; BESSEMER, AL; Abbreviation: EKY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbiana:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 19 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 34 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 59 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 126,963)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)

Schools

Public high schools in Columbiana:

  • SHELBY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 101 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 701 HIGHWAY 70; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Columbiana:

  • COLUMBIANA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 222 JOINERTOWN ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ELVIN HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 546; Location: 201 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Columbiana:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 24975 HWY 25; Grades: PK – 10)

Libraries

Libraries in Columbiana:

  • HARRISON REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $462,393; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 12,708 books; 1,202 audio materials; 779 video materials; 18 serial subscriptions)
  • COLUMBIANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,817; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 17,424 books; 556 audio materials; 1,500 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)