Columbiana, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 4,647 (56% urban, 44% rural).
Population change since 2000: +40.1%
Males: 2,499  (53.8%)
Females: 2,148  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35051.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,051 (it was $34,034 in 2000)
Columbiana:

$40,051
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,456 (it was $18,086 in 2000)

Columbiana city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $163,138 (it was $92,400 in 2000)
Columbiana:

$163,138
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,837; detached houses: $196,175; mobile homes: $84,126

Median gross rent in 2017: $574.

March 2019 cost of living index in Columbiana: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Columbiana, AL (2010)
    • 2,93670.0%White alone
    • 1,05525.1%Black alone
    • 1273.0%Hispanic
    • 541.3%Two or more races
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Columbiana, Alabama as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Columbiana is 148 to 1.


Crime rates in Columbiana by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(55.0)
1
(26.3)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.4)
4
(95.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(82.6)
1
(26.3)
3
(78.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.0)
2
(43.4)
2
(42.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(110.1)
17
(446.3)
7
(182.3)
3
(71.3)
10
(237.1)
13
(304.0)
11
(260.5)
35
(839.5)
62
(1,346)
61
(1,292)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(440.3)
22
(577.6)
32
(833.6)
7
(166.3)
35
(830.0)
24
(561.3)
25
(592.0)
19
(455.7)
28
(608.0)
15
(317.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
122
(3,357)
106
(2,783)
119
(3,100)
99
(2,352)
95
(2,253)
112
(2,619)
81
(1,918)
68
(1,631)
75
(1,629)
89
(1,886)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(82.6)
1
(26.3)
1
(26.0)
2
(47.5)
9
(213.4)
3
(70.2)
1
(23.7)
2
(48.0)
3
(65.1)
9
(190.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)262.5272.0265.2123.8231.7210.5210.0360.0395.2401.1

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City-data.com crime index in Columbiana, AL

Crime rate in Columbiana detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (22.7%), English (11.8%), German (4.7%), Russian (2.0%), European (1.5%), Portuguese (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Columbiana, Alabama map

96 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $705 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $465 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (18.0 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (26.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (568.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Shelby, AL (2.3 miles ),
Wilsonville, AL (2.8 miles ),
Calera, AL (3.1 miles ),
Chelsea, AL (3.2 miles ),
Talladega Springs, AL (3.2 miles),
Fayetteville, AL (3.5 miles ),
Westover, AL (3.5 miles ),
Alabaster, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 86.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,347 (+30.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 589 (41.1%)

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Columbiana, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Columbiana, AL in 2017
Columbiana satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $365,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Columbiana, AL residents
Average permit cost in Columbiana, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Columbiana, AL
Historical housing units in Columbiana, AL
Most common industries in Columbiana, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Columbiana, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Columbiana, Alabama

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Columbiana, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Columbiana-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Columbiana city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 31.3 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbiana-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from Columbiana center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Columbiana 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 147.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Columbiana center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbiana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Columbiana:

  • COLUMBIANA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (22969 HIGHWAY 25)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Columbiana:

  • SHELBY RIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • FAMILY COMFORT HOSPICE OF ALABASTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF ALABASTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • FMC CAHABA VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PELHAM, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Airports and heliports located in Columbiana:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbiana:

  • University of Montevallo (about 16 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Samford University (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 33 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • The University of Alabama (about 55 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Public high schools in Columbiana:

  • SHELBY CO HIGH SCH (Students: 623, Location: 101 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • SCH OF TECH (Location: 701 HIGHWAY 70, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Columbiana:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 166, Location: 24975 HIGHWAY 25, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbiana:

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Libraries in Columbiana:

  • HARRISON REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $426,962; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 9,935 books; 1,550 audio materials; 1,079 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases)
  • COLUMBIANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,883; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 28,861 books; 830 audio materials; 1,919 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Columbiana: Shelby County Courthouse (A), Shelby County Sheriffs Office and Jail (B), Shelby County Sheriffs Office - Training Center (C), Columbiana Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbiana include: Church of the Nazareth (A), Full Gospel Church (B), Union Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Columbiana Cemetery (1), Rocky Ridge Cemetery (2), Verchot Cemetery (3), Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Adams Lake (A), Moore Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Columbiana City - Court Clerk (107 Mildred Street), Shelby County - Juvenile Court Services & Probation Officers (112 North Main Street), Shelby County - Juvenile Court Services & Probation Officers- Juvenile Detention Faci (222 Joiner Town Road).

Birthplace of: Robert J. Bentley - Politician.

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SHELBY COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 32,337, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2007)
COLUMBIANA WATER WORKS (Address: 50 WATER WORKS STREET , Population served: 10,881, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
LITTLE WAXIE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,227, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
TALLADEGA-SHELBY WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Population served: 32, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Columbiana in 2010:

  • 443 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 400 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
153 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Columbiana (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Columbiana Branch at 21325 Highway 25, branch established on 1980/08/04. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First United Security Bank: Columbiana Branch at 225 West College Street, branch established on 2006/03/06. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bryant Bank: Columbiana Branch at 21290 Highway 25, branch established on 2007/11/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Columbiana Branch at 106 E College St, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Columbiana:

Marital status in Columbiana, AL
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Columbiana:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Columbiana
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Columbiana, AL (based on Shelby County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,933172
Mainline Protestant16,07638
Catholic2,8831
Black Protestant2,42112
Other2,3376
Orthodox581
None109,377-
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: 24
Shelby County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Shelby County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Shelby County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Columbiana:

44.6%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Columbiana:

29.0
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbiana:

23.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Columbiana:

32.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Columbiana:

50.6%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbiana, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 11$14,260$15,5563$282
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,789$39,0431$2,402
Streets and Highways 8$17,769$26,6540$0
Solid Waste Management 5$8,288$19,8911$1,734
Police - Other 5$11,078$26,5872$1,134
Other Government Administration 3$6,649$26,5967$4,076
Financial Administration 3$6,649$26,5960$0
Sewerage 3$7,412$29,6481$1,003
Local Libraries 3$5,671$22,6843$4,155
Parks and Recreation 3$6,820$27,2800$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,782$57,3840$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 2$1,841
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 56$125,167$26,82220$16,627

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $155,000 ($33.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $730,000 ($157.09)
    Regular Highways: $476,000 ($102.43)
    Central Staff Services: $437,000 ($94.04)
    Sewerage: $303,000 ($65.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000 ($45.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($41.96)
    Libraries: $195,000 ($41.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $185,000 ($39.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($31.20)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($10.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($2.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $203,000 ($43.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,669,000 ($359.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $633,000 ($136.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($56.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.72)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($38.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $152,000 ($32.71)
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000 ($9.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($6.46)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000 ($21.73)
    General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($12.05)
    Highways: $17,000 ($3.66)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,348,000 ($290.08)
    Other License: $566,000 ($121.80)
    Property: $327,000 ($70.37)
    Other: $88,000 ($18.94)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $36,000 ($7.75)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $30,000 ($6.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000 ($6.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($2.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,454,000 ($958.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,242,000 ($912.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,000 ($45.62)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,000 ($30.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,509,000 ($1615.88)

8.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  3.66% ($65,544 average AGI)
from Chilton County, AL  0.29% ($33,959)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.18% ($54,736)


8.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,919 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.35%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  3.30% ($59,781 average AGI)
to Chilton County, AL  0.34% ($41,481)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.21% ($53,629)
Businesses in Columbiana, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbiana:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1 kW; CALERA, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbiana:

  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbiana:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)
Columbiana fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Columbiana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.2mTotal length
  • $29,239,000Total costs
  • 62,215Total average daily traffic
  • 3,841Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90,499Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Columbiana, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Columbiana, AL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$180,5652$167,89524$171,9470$01$211,9502$30,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$65,4200$00$00$01$30,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$128,6657$169,1871$77,9701$119,4901$71,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$07$192,3960$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$155,4600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$156,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$177,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbiana, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbiana, AL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of fire incidents - 68 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Columbiana, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.5%), and Structure Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Columbiana, AL
    • 23949.5%Outside Fires
    • 18438.1%Structure Fires
    • 469.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 142.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbiana, AL
Most common first names in Columbiana, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6169.8 years
William5271.6 years
John4974.7 years
Mary4874.0 years
Charles2264.7 years
Thomas2270.8 years
Robert1865.6 years
Ruth1578.2 years
George1569.5 years
Willie1475.5 years
Most common last names in Columbiana, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis3974.7 years
Hughes3671.1 years
Jones3565.3 years
Smith3474.6 years
Horton2867.7 years
Moore2270.9 years
Foster1777.2 years
Ray1772.4 years
Walton1781.5 years
Carter1566.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbiana, AL
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbiana, AL
  • 93.3%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Columbiana compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Columbiana on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.