Columbia, IL

10,193 Population
10.2 square miles 1,003.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,003.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.3%
was 50.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.5%
was 1.9%
 
Percent Under 18
23.7%
was 22.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.3%
was 15.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
6.0%
was 6.5%
 
Median Household Income
$73,442
was $62,708
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.3
44.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.8
was 10.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
29.3
was 100.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
978.1
was 913.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,315
was 4,194
 
Median Rent
$785
was $776
 
Total Building Permits
61
was 51
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,125
was 4,050
 
Homeownership Rate
81.7%
was 78.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
61
was 51
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
421.0
was 411.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.1%
was 14.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
15.4
was 12.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.2
was 5.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.3%
was 99.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.5%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
40.2%
was 37.2%
 

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