Columbia, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 379 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.5%
 
Males: 234  (61.8%)
Females: 145  (38.2%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71418.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,809 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Columbia:

$37,809
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,963 (it was $13,999 in 2000)

Columbia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,302 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Columbia:

$70,302
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $754.

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  • Races in Columbia, LA (2010)

    Columbia races chart
    • 24763.3%White alone
    • 12532.1%Black alone
    • 153.8%Hispanic
    • 30.8%Two or more races

Races in Columbia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Columbia: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.3%), Irish (14.0%), French (7.3%), English (7.1%), German (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 500 people per square mile   (low).

Columbia,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Columbia:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia town:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

36 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This town:

7.9%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $215 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.5%)

Columbia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (28.1 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (102.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (254.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Banks Springs, LA (1.3 miles ), Grayson, LA (2.1 miles ), Clarks, LA (2.5 miles ), Olla, LA (4.1 miles ), Urania, LA (4.6 miles ), Winnsboro, LA (4.6 miles ), Baskin, LA (4.7 miles) , Mangham, LA (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 92.08 W

Area code: 318

Columbia household income distribution Columbia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-7.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (37%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Columbia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Columbia, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Columbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the Columbia town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from Columbia center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 291.0 miles away from Columbia center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 294.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia topographic map

Birthplace of: Buddy Caldwell - Guitarist, Chet D. Traylor - Judge, Graves B. Erskine - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, J. D. DeBlieux - Politician, Neil Riser - Politician, W. Fox McKeithen - Politician, Bobby Bridger - Singer-songwriter, Clay Parker - Baseball player, Nate Williams - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Columbia:

  • CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 411 MAIN STREET)
  • CITIZENS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 7939 U S HWY 165 SOUTH)
  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION (107 HILL STREET)
  • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (4813 HWY 4 EAST)
  • PINE BURR COMMUNITY HOME (103 PINE BURR DRIVE)
  • RIVERBEND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (410 MAIN STREET)
  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS NH (1612 HWY 165 SOUTH)
  • HAVEN NURSING CENTER (7726 US HWY. 165)
  • FMCNA - CALDWELL PARISH (7720 HWY 165 STE 3)
  • HAVEN HOME HEALTH INC (7726 US HWY 165 S)

Airports and heliports located in Columbia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 28 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 30 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 45 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 48 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Alcorn State University (about 57 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 65 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 97 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Public high schools in Columbia:

  • CALDWELL PARISH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 553, Location: 163 SPARTAN DRIVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • PINEHILL ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 132 HWY 850, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbia:

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Notable location: Columbia Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Columbia include: First Baptist Church of Columbia (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Saint Pauls Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Columbia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Schepis Museum (106 Main Street), Martin Home Place Museum (203 Martin Place Road), Caldwell Parish Recreation Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6539 USHighway 165), Caldwell Parish Industrial Development Board (104 Main Street).

Hotels: Relax Inn (6199 Highway 165), Captain's Quarters Bed & Breakfast (100 Main Street).

Courts: 37th Judicial District Court Caldwell Parish Recorder (201 Main Street), Caldwell Parish - Clerk of Court (201 Main Street), Louisiana State - Court 37th Judicial District- District Judge (201 Main Street).

Caldwell Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.2%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 71.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  49.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Columbia in 2000:

  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Columbia (2011 data):

  • Caldwell Bank & Trust Company: at 202 Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01; Columbia Heights Branch at 8157 Highway 165, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $97.5 mil, Deposits: $85.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Caldwell Holding Company
  • Homeland Federal Savings Bank: at 7840 Us Highway 165 South, branch established on 1986/03/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $145.0 mil, Deposits: $124.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Progressive Bank: at 301 Main Street, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2008/02/29: Bank assets: $78.0 mil, Deposits: $67.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Caldwell Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Louisiana average:

12.2

Columbia travel time to work - commute Columbia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Columbia town (based on Caldwell Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,56224
Mainline Protestant4693
Catholic921
None4,009-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Caldwell Parish:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Caldwell Parish:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Caldwell Parish:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell Parish:

29.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

5.2%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Columbia:

51.0%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Columbia:

28.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbia:

18.4%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Columbia:

11.1%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Columbia:

6.9
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbia, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$16,104$27,6070$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$22,164$53,1943$1,235
Firefighters 1$2,213$26,5560$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,825$45,9000$0
Totals for Government 14$44,306$37,9773$1,235

Columbia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($356.20)
    Gas Utilities: $121,000 ($319.26)
    Sewerage: $105,000 ($277.04)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($187.34)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($184.70)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($60.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $141,000 ($372.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($92.35)

Columbia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $78,000 ($205.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($39.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.28)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $124,000 ($327.18)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($232.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($39.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $162,000 ($427.44)
    Property: $45,000 ($118.73)

Columbia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $522,000 ($1377.31)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $508,000 ($1340.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $515,000 ($1358.84)
    Other, NEC: $501,000 ($1321.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($18.47)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($18.47)

Columbia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $426,000 ($1124.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($84.43)

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.53% ($29,140 average AGI)
from La Salle Parish, LA  0.52% ($39,059)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  2.20% ($27,222 average AGI)
to La Salle Parish, LA  0.55% ($30,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:

  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:

  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KQLQ (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KMAR-FM (95.9 FM; WINNSBORO, LA; Owner: BOEUF RIVER BROADCASTING CO)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220ID (91.9 FM; GRAYSON, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbia:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Columbia, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents189
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities138
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents334
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents23
See more detailed statistics of Columbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • 10,200Total average daily traffic
  • 6,120Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Columbia)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Columbia, LA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2554P , Serial Number: 38-79A1038, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Srm Aviation LLC, 296 Snow Bluff Ln, Columbia, LA 71418
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-15AG (680 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 402JW , Serial Number: 402B-1249, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Keahey Flying Service Of Columbia Inc, Po Box 1139, Columbia, LA 71418
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6519M , Serial Number: 18263736, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Riser & Son Funeral Home Inc, Po Box 57, Columbia, LA 71418
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM 280FX (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360-F1AD (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 962SM , Serial Number: 2132, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/07/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Srm Aviation LLC, 296 Snow Bluff Ln, Columbia, LA 71418
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9964K , Serial Number: 18282146, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Custom Fabrication And Consulting LLC, 247 Martin Place Rd, Columbia, LA 71418

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia and their reported violations in the past:

HEBERT WATER SYSTEM (Address: 6350 HWY 561 , Population served: 3,048, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014)
EAST COLUMBIA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,640, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2011)
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
COLUMBIA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 912, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-02-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia that have no violations reported:

  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,965, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Columbia, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5572.6 years
William5374.8 years
John5073.2 years
Robert3974.5 years
Mary3579.0 years
Willie2876.0 years
Charles2569.1 years
George2477.0 years
Henry2274.3 years
Annie1978.0 years
Most common last names in Columbia, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown5675.9 years
Smith3671.4 years
Williams3674.6 years
Martin2580.3 years
Jones1973.5 years
Davis1976.3 years
Johnson1973.5 years
Fisher1877.0 years
Meredith1777.0 years
Coates1579.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
Businesses in Columbia, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Popeyes1

Columbia compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.