Columbia SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Columbia, Maryland Info Snack

Columbia is a census-designated place in Howard County, Maryland, United States, and is one of the principal cities of the Baltimore metropolitan area. It is a planned community consisting of 10 self-contained villages. It began with the idea that a city could enhance its residents' quality of life. Creator and developer James W. Rouse saw the new community in terms of human values, rather than merely economics and engineering. Opened in 1967, Columbia was intended to not only eliminate the inconveniences of then-current subdivision design, but also eliminate racial, religious, and class segregation.[citation needed]
Population
103,170
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
7.4%
Median Home
$367,600
Median Income
$103,707
Median Rent
$1,630

Rankings for Columbia in Maryland

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8

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Map Of Columbia, MD

Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
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
47.7% (49,252)
African American
26.9% (27,755)
American Indian
0.2% (214)
Asian
12.4% (12,759)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.7% (694)
Two Or More
3.8% (3,873)
Hispanic
8.3% (8,611)
Race Columbia MD USA
White 47.7% 51.9% 61.5%
African American 26.9% 29.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 12.4% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 2.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.3% 9.6% 17.6%

Household Income For Columbia, Maryland

Less than $10,000
3.2% (330,144)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (237,290)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (412,680)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.1% (422,996)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (629,337)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (1,434,063)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (1,434,063)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.8% (2,352,276)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.9% (1,434,063)
$200,000 or more
15.6% (1,609,452)
Income Columbia MD USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 3.0% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 6.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.1% 6.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 10.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 16.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 13.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.8% 18.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.9% 9.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 15.6% 10.7% 6.3%

Gender in Columbia

Female
50.9% (52,529)
Male
49.1% (50,640)
Gender Columbia MD USA
Female 50.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.1% (2,155)
9-12th Grade
2.2% (2,314)
High School / GED
12.1% (12,438)
Some College
15.3% (15,835)
Associate's Degree
5.1% (5,298)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (32,975)
Master's Degree
20.8% (21,409)
Professional Degree
5.2% (5,324)
Doctorate Degree
5.3% (5,419)
Education Columbia MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.1% 4.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.2% 6.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 12.1% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 15.3% 19.2% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.1% 6.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 21.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 20.8% 12.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 5.2% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.3% 2.5% 1.4%

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