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Columbia Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010, the total population of Columbia Area is 80,956. The Columbia Area population density is 131.51 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 153.08 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Columbia Area is white, which represent 82.36% of the total population. The average Columbia Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 80,956. #447

Population Density, #306

Columbia Area
131.51 per square mile
153.08 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:66,677 (82.36%, #531)
Black:10,154 (12.54%, #234)
Hispanic:3,909 (4.83%, #480)
Asian:489 (0.60%, #619)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):294 (0.36%, #597)
One Race, Other:1,760 (2.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,582 (1.95%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,774 (70.96%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:323 (8.26%, see rank)
Cuban:144 (3.68%, see rank)
Central American:225 (5.76%, see rank)
South American:132 (3.38%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

66,003 (81.52%) out of the total population of 80,965 reported first ancestry.

 Columbia Area% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Arab320.04%, see rank0.39%0.53%
Czech2550.31%, see rank0.16%0.50%
Danish2260.28%, see rank0.16%0.45%
Dutch7430.92%, see rank1.30%1.51%
English10,75113.28%, see rank10.22%8.53%
French2,1112.61%, see rank2.05%3.54%
German9,40511.62%, see rank10.43%15.79%
Greek4220.52%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Hungarian1850.23%, see rank0.19%0.48%
Irish11,85314.64%, see rank11.18%11.36%
Italian2,4833.07%, see rank2.17%5.66%
Norwegian4270.53%, see rank0.44%1.46%
Polish9771.21%, see rank1.03%3.13%
Portuguese560.07%, see rank0.09%0.46%
Russian2000.25%, see rank0.32%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1,6452.03%, see rank2.42%1.07%
Scottish1,8392.27%, see rank2.17%1.81%
Subsaharan African2230.28%, see rank0.80%0.93%
Swedish5350.66%, see rank0.57%1.34%
Swiss390.05%, see rank0.18%0.31%
Ukrainian990.12%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American10,83513.38%, see rank16.78%6.72%
Welsh5680.70%, see rank0.55%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 39,155 (48.37%, see rank)
Females: 41,801 (51.63%, see rank)

Columbia Area
Male: 48.37%
Female: 51.63%
Male: 48.75%
Female: 51.25%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Columbia Area
38.40 years old
38.00 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Columbia Area
36.90 years old
36.70 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Columbia Area
39.80 years old
39.20 years old
38.50 years old

 Columbia Area% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Under 5 years5,8107.18%, see rank6.43%6.54%
5 to 9 years5,3996.67%, see rank6.50%6.59%
10 to 14 years5,3096.56%, see rank6.60%6.70%
15 to 19 years5,1746.39%, see rank6.89%7.14%
20 to 24 years4,6265.71%, see rank6.72%6.99%
25 to 34 years10,73413.26%, see rank12.98%13.30%
35 to 44 years10,29012.71%, see rank13.46%13.30%
45 to 54 years12,52415.47%, see rank14.60%14.58%
55 to 64 years10,61113.11%, see rank12.38%11.82%
65 to 74 years5,8587.24%, see rank7.68%7.03%
75 to 84 3,3914.19%, see rank4.20%4.23%
85 years and over1,2301.52%, see rank1.57%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Columbia AreaTennesseeU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population54,760, 100%4,250,890204,336,017
Less Than High School8,307, 15.17%, see rank16.12%14.28%
High School Graduate20,580, 37.58%, see rank32.96%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree16,694, 30.49%, see rank27.42%28.99%
Bachelor Degree6,230, 11.38%, see rank15.17%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,949, 5.39%, see rank8.32%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.83, see rank13.0913.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Columbia Area TennesseeU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,20068.41%31.59%71.80%28.20%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)8,88287.15%, see rank12.85%, see rank88.64%11.36%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,03786.87%, see rank13.13%, see rank87.37%12.63%90.52%9.48%
College2,90579.17%, see rank20.83%, see rank76.09%23.91%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School33660.71%, see rank39.29%, see rank62.70%37.30%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Columbia AreaTennesseeU.S.
Total Households31,663, 100%2,493,552116,716,292
Average Household Size2.52, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households7,705, 24.33%, see rank26.92%26.74%
2 or More Person Households23,958, 75.67%, see rank73.08%73.26%
Family Households (Families)22,449, 70.90%, see rank67.34%66.43%
Average Family Size2.99, see rank3.013.14
Married-Couple Family16,490, 52.08%, see rank48.72%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,214, 29.10%, see rank32.66%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Columbia Area%TennesseeU.S.
15 Years and Over Total64,452see rank5,115,138248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over30,636100%, see rank2,464,478120,789,875
Never Married8,40327.43%, see rank31.00%35.08%
Married17,22456.22%, see rank54.91%52.93%
Widowed6732.20%, see rank2.65%2.53%
Divorced4,33614.15%, see rank11.43%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over33,816100%, see rank2,650,660127,252,362
Never Married7,48322.13%, see rank25.20%28.74%
Married17,68952.31%, see rank50.97%49.95%
Widowed3,41810.11%, see rank10.22%9.34%
Divorced5,22615.45%, see rank13.60%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Columbia Area%TennesseeU.S.
Native78,41996.86%, see rank95.45%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence50,37462.22%, see rank61.38%58.71%
Born in Different State27,56634.05%, see rank33.32%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4790.59%, see rank0.76%1.38%
Foreign Born2,5463.14%, see rank4.55%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship9061.12%, see rank1.51%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,6402.03%, see rank3.04%7.16%
Born In Europe3570.44%, see rank0.53%1.56%
Born In Asia4050.50%, see rank1.27%3.67%
Born In Africa370.05%, see rank0.38%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,6902.09%, see rank2.22%6.79%
Born In Northern America570.07%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Columbia Area%TennesseeU.S.
English30,10694.15%, see rank93.11%79.64%
Spanish1,2643.95%, see rank3.73%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages3851.20%, see rank1.62%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1930.60%, see rank1.07%3.24%
Other290.09%, see rank0.48%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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