AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Columbia, AL

Columbia, AL is located in Houston County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Columbia is about 737 with about 72 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,276.

The Average Home Value is $77,900.00, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 59% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,761.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Columbia is about 1.2%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Houston County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 60.39% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.64%
Democratic: 27.98%
Other: 1.38%


Nearby Locations

Avon, AL (11.15 mi.)
Ashford, AL (11.15 mi.)
Gordon, AL (11.62 mi.)
Webb, AL (12.91 mi.)
Cowarts, AL (13.08 mi.)
Headland, AL (13.16 mi.)
Newville, AL (14.62 mi.)
Kinsey, AL (16.78 mi.)
Abbeville, AL (18.53 mi.)
Dothan, AL (19.10 mi.)
Rehobeth, AL (19.10 mi.)
Taylor, AL (19.10 mi.)
Cottonwood, AL (19.62 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 36319
Latitude : 31.336355
Longitude : -85.162610
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 142 ft.
Area Code(s) : 334

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.39
Male Population Estimate : 49.91%
Female Population Estimate : 50.09%
Median Age : 44.5
Male Median Age : 42.6
Female Median Age : 46.1

White Population Estimate : 85.11%
Black Population Estimate : 14.24%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.23%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.18%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.97%
Other Population Estimate : 0.57%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Columbia specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Houston County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Houston County: About 488 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Houston County is about 47% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 41% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.