Columbia is located in east North Carolina. Columbia is part of Tyrrell County. Columbia has 1.20 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Columbia population is 850, which has grown 3.79% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Columbia median household income is $28,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Columbia median house value is $96,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 82.14% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Columbia is close to the state average in quality. The Columbia area code is 252.