Columbia County Information

Columbia in Arkansas occupies 767 square miles and has a 2006 population of 24,440, a change from a 2000 population of 25,603 and 25,691 in 1990. 17.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.1% percent is 25-35, and 12.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 193 acts of violent crime reported in Columbia in 2004, a change from 156 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 694 people: 6.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.1%.

Read more about Columbia, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyColumbia 
StateArkansas 
Land Area767 sq. milesRanked 1,243 of 3,140
Population 200624,440Ranked 1,612 of 3,140
Population 200524,525 
Population 200025,603Ranked 1,532 of 3,140
Population 199025,691Ranked 1,432 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion62.3% 
African American36.6% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1412.6% 
Population 15 to 2417.5% 
Population 25 to 3411.1% 
Population 35 to 4412.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.7% 
Population 55 to 6410.5% 
Population 65 to 748.3% 
Population 75 and up7.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes193156
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes10 
Robberies13 
Aggravated Assaults167 
Total Property Crimes826899
Burglaries262 
Larceny Thefts537 
Motor Vehicle Thefts27 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population11,21211,276
Unemployed Population694573
Unemployment Rate6.2%5.1%

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