About Columbia

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Columbia Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges 
    0-9:14.57%
    10-17:11.48%
    18-29:13.98%
    30-39:18.23%
    40-49:16.59%
    50-64:17.93%
    65 & Over:7.22%
  • Population 
    Land Area:27.56 sq mi
    Total Population:95,481
    Population Density Ranking (National):64th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State):53rd percentile
    Population Growth Rate:0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National):82nd percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State):83rd percentile
  • Income 
    Median Income:$77,866
    Average Income Households W/ Children:$98,791
    Median Income Ranking (National):92nd percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State):78th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National):90th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State):81st percentile
  • Households 
    Married:54th percentile
    Single:46th percentile
    Married With Children:28th percentile
    Married With No Children:26th percentile
    Single With Children:9th percentile
    Single With No Children:37th percentile
  • Schools 
    School District Name:HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Student/Teacher Ratio:13.63 : 1

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