Living in Columbia, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Columbia SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
4

Columbia, MS Cost Of Living

79
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
6,088
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
39.6%
Median Home
$81,200
Median Income
$25,962
Median Rent
$615

Columbia, MS Photos

Rankings for Columbia in Mississippi

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Map Of Columbia, MS

Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2017 6,088 -1.2%
2016 6,163 -2.1%
2015 6,292 -1.2%
2014 6,367 -1.2%
2013 6,446 -0.8%
2012 6,499 -0.7%
2011 6,543 -0.4%
2010 6,569 -0.1%
2009 6,573 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
47.2% (2,876)
African American
50.3% (3,063)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (11)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (30)
Two Or More
0.7% (42)
Hispanic
1.1% (66)
Race Columbia MS USA
White 47.2% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 50.3% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.1% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Columbia, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
19.4% (117,850)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (44,553)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.4% (130,498)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.7% (95,717)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.3% (38,517)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (97,155)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.5% (27,306)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.9% (36,217)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (17,246)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (3,736)
Income Columbia MS USA
Less than $10,000 19.4% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.4% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.7% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.3% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.5% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.9% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Columbia

Female
51.3% (3,124)
Male
48.7% (2,964)
Gender Columbia MS USA
Female 51.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (243)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (852)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,374)
Some College
20.0% (1,217)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (487)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (547)
Master's Degree
4.0% (243)
Professional Degree
1.0% (60)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (60)
Education Columbia MS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 14.0% 19.0%
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%

1 Reviews & Comments About Columbia

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I once lived in Columbia Ms, it was a real real c**p hole, full of drugs and non educated folks some good and some bad.

Like I said some good people I knew there, I miss a few of them. I'm glad I moved back home to Louisiana.

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