Columbia, MD

107,308 Population
31.9 square miles 3,361 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.8%
was 1.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD
Population Density
3,361
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.6%
was 45.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.9%
was 16.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in MD
Percent Under 18
21.3%
was 22.3%
Ranked 7th Highest in MD
Percent 65 and Over
15.6%
was 12.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
6.5%
was 5.6%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in MD
Median Household Income
$102,899
was $100,902
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.7
40.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
43,948
was 41,723
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD
Median Rent
$1,587
was $1,540
Ranked 4th Highest in MD
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
41,521
was 39,823
 
Homeownership Rate
66.0%
was 66.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MD
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,376.5
was 1,306.8
Ranked 7th Highest in MD
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.7%
was 12.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in MD
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 6th Highest in MD
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.9%
was 97.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in MD
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MD
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 98.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MD

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.6%
was 96.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
63.2%
was 64.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MD

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