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Columbia, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,780 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Columbia:

$104,780
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,119 - $151,179

Columbia,MS index of house prices

Total population: 6,319 (Urban population: 6,301 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 370 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,726 (2,126 occupied: 1,287 owner occupied, 834 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

31%

Housing density: 427 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $228,601.

Median contract rent in 2017: $254 (lower quartile is $141, upper quartile is $344)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $420


Median gross rent in Columbia, MS in 2017: $333

Housing units in Columbia with a mortgage: 538 (5 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 758

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $42,044

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,972

Median monthly housing costs: $530


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Columbia, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,281
  • In family households: 4,761 (435 male householders, 946 female householders)
    670 spouses, 2,210 children (1,980 natural, 99 adopted, 144 stepchildren), 142 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 24 other relatives, 281 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 793 (338 male householders (338 living alone)), 410 female householders (389 living alone)), 44 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 713

Size of family households: 590 2-persons, 315 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 140 5-persons, 82 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 728 1-person, 20 3-persons.

565 married couples with children.
801 single-parent households (208 men, 593 women).

99.3% of residents of Columbia speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 33 (0.5%)
(115.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 12no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2212 bedrooms
  • 8493 bedrooms
  • 1724 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 23no bedroom
  • 2111 bedroom
  • 2092 bedrooms
  • 3593 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 125no vehicle
  • 3541 vehicle
  • 5362 vehicles
  • 1303 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia in renter-occupied apartments
  • 216no vehicle
  • 3221 vehicle
  • 2592 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1924 rooms
  • 2145 rooms
  • 2926 rooms
  • 2427 rooms
  • 1368 rooms
  • 1989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 141 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 1803 rooms
  • 1294 rooms
  • 3165 rooms
  • 726 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Columbia, MS household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Columbia, MS in 2017
  • 418Less than $10,000
  • 343$10,000 to $19,999
  • 420$20,000 to $29,999
  • 135$30,000 to $39,999
  • 132$40,000 to $49,999
  • 148$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $74,999
  • 129$75,000 to $99,999
  • 68$100,000 to $124,999
  • 33$125,000 to $149,999
  • 117$150,000 to $199,999
  • 27$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Columbia, MS

  • Distribution of house value in Columbia, MS in 2017
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 67$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $49,999
  • 136$50,000 to $59,999
  • 116$60,000 to $69,999
  • 114$70,000 to $79,999
  • 159$80,000 to $89,999
  • 67$90,000 to $99,999
  • 87$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 74$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 87$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$250,000 to $299,999
  • 10$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Columbia, MS

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Columbia, MS in 2017
  • 79Less than $100
  • 85$100 to $149
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 83$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 85$350 to $399
  • 82$400 to $449
  • 81$450 to $499
  • 48$550 to $599
  • 89$600 to $649
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 18$1,000 to $1,249
  • 33No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 71.9%
Number of people working at home: 9 (0.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 72
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 238
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 613
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 139
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 25
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 97
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 197
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 16
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 56
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 140
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 222
  • 90 or more minutes: 217
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Columbia

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,539 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 590 (9%)
  • Taxi: 106 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 28 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Columbia, Mississippi
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970
Ancestries in Columbia, MS

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 1,385 (29.9%)
  • English: 56 (1.2%)
  • Italian: 48 (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 48 (1.0%)
  • Irish: 39 (0.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 37 (0.8%)
  • French: 25 (0.5%)
  • British: 19 (0.4%)
  • German: 17 (0.4%)
  • European: 12 (0.3%)
  • Danish: 10 (0.2%)
  • African: 9 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 5 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 5 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Colombia
Columbia:

45.7% (16)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Other South America
Columbia:

34.3% (12)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Columbia:

20.0% (7)
Mississippi:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,862
  • Other state: 1,389
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 53
  • South: 1,215
  • West: 112

78.9% of Columbia residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65.8% lived in Mississippi.


Columbia:

78.9%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 98
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 57
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 64
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 822
  • Less than 1 year of college: 36
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 167
  • Associate degree: 60
  • Bachelor's degree: 160
  • Master's degree: 72
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 19
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 33
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 33
  • 7th and 8th grade: 38
  • 9th grade: 131
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 120
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 134
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 568
  • Less than 1 year of college: 108
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 424
  • Associate degree: 374
  • Bachelor's degree: 217
  • Master's degree: 47
  • Professional school degree: 28
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Columbia marital status for males
Columbia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,254
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 31
  • 3 or 4: 167
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 69
  • Mobile homes: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $80,595

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 8.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 6.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Columbia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbia, MS
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbia, MS
  • 61.9%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

8.9%
Mississippi:

12.5%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability