Columbia SnackAbility

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

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Columbia, Mississippi Info Snack

Columbia is a city in Marion County, Mississippi, which was formed six years before Mississippi was admitted to statehood. Columbia was named for Columbia, South Carolina, from which many of the early settlers had migrated. The population was 6,603 as of the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Marion County.
Population
6,163
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
41.3%
Median Home
$80,500
Median Income
$23,732
Median Rent
$587

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Map Of Columbia, MS

Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
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
47.6% (2,932)
African American
48.8% (3,008)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (11)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (49)
Hispanic
2.6% (163)
Race Columbia MS USA
White 47.6% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 48.8% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Columbia, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
21.4% (131,888)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (49,304)
$15,000 to $24,999
23.7% (146,063)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (61,630)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.0% (49,304)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.3% (81,967)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.5% (27,733)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.9% (24,035)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (37,594)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (6,779)
Income Columbia MS USA
Less than $10,000 21.4% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 23.7% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.0% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.3% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.5% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.9% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Columbia

Female
51.7% (3,189)
Male
48.3% (2,973)
Gender Columbia MS USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.1% (499)
9-12th Grade
14.7% (906)
High School / GED
33.6% (2,071)
Some College
21.2% (1,307)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (502)
Bachelor's Degree
8.6% (530)
Master's Degree
3.5% (215)
Professional Degree
1.2% (76)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (53)
Education Columbia MS USA
< 9th Grade 8.1% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 14.7% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.6% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 21.2% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.6% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.5% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.0% 1.4%

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