Columbia, Louisiana

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Population in 2022: 272 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -43.0%
 
Males: 138  (50.7%)
Females: 134  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Louisiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 71418.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $51,487 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Columbia:

$51,487
LA:

$55,416

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $25,456 (it was $13,999 in 2000)

Columbia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $142,632 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Columbia:

$142,632
LA:

$209,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $151,802; detached houses: $173,107; mobile homes: $34,815

Median gross rent in 2022: $768.

March 2022 cost of living index in Columbia: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.5%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Columbia, LA (2022)
    • 22466.5%White alone
    • 10029.7%Black alone
    • 30.9%Other race alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Columbia, Louisiana as of April 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Columbia is 25 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (17.8%), Irish (13.6%), English (12.7%), Scottish (1.7%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 359 people per square mile   (very low).

Columbia, Louisiana map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $880 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $207 (0.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Columbia, LA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Columbia, LA in 2022
Columbia satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Columbia, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Columbia, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

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 significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 257% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Columbia center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.8 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 the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 407.6 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) 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) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from Columbia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell Parish (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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).

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.

Caldwell Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Columbia:

Marital status in Columbia, LA
  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Columbia:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Louisiana average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Columbia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Columbia, LA (based on Caldwell Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Columbia:

47.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Columbia:

28.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbia:

19.1%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Columbia:

13.6%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Columbia:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbia, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$11,340$68,0406$6,643
Streets and Highways 1$3,946$47,3520$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$6,881$82,5725$4,880
Sewerage 1$4,604$55,2480$0
Water Supply 1$9,207$110,4840$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$612
Totals for Government 6$35,977$71,95412$12,134

Columbia government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $160,000 ($588.24)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($555.15)
    Police Protection: $120,000 ($441.18)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($371.32)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($165.44)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($150.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($80.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($44.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($80.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $295,000 ($1084.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($113.97)

Columbia government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $88,000 ($323.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($18.38)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $170,000 ($625.00)
    Water Utilities: $107,000 ($393.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $197,000 ($724.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $92,000 ($338.24)
    Property: $50,000 ($183.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($95.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($14.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($7.35)

Columbia government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $885,000 ($3253.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $866,000 ($3183.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($69.85)

Columbia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $547,000 ($2011.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($275.74)
Businesses in Columbia, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Popeyes1

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 count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count9891
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14798
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3102
  • Fatalities11088
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25063
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1189
See more detailed statistics of Columbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 77.7mTotal length
  • 10,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,980Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,300Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, N402JW, N-402JW, Serial Number: 402B-1249, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Keahey Flying Service Of Columbia Inc, Po Box 1139, Columbia, LA 71418
  • 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, N2554P, N-2554P, Serial Number: 38-79A1038, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Srm Aviation LLC, 296 Snow Bluff Ln, Columbia, LA 71418

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 34 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Columbia, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.5%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Columbia, LA
    • 10351.5%Outside Fires
    • 6231.0%Structure Fires
    • 2713.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbia, LA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbia, LA
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 46.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbia, LA
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas


Columbia compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald Lee Lewellyan (1)
  • Thomas N. Stapleton (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2024.