Columbia County Information

Columbia in Florida occupies 801 square miles and has a 2006 population of 67,007, a change from a 2000 population of 56,510 and 42,613 in 1990. 14.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 13.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 418 acts of violent crime reported in Columbia in 2004, a change from 175 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 925 people: 3.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.9%.

Read more about Columbia, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyColumbia 
StateFlorida 
Land Area801 sq. milesRanked 1,172 of 3,140
Population 200667,007Ranked 765 of 3,140
Population 200564,059 
Population 200056,510Ranked 838 of 3,140
Population 199042,613Ranked 943 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion80.4% 
African American17.4% 
Asian American.8% 
Native American.6% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2414.3% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4413.4% 
Population 45 to 5414.2% 
Population 55 to 6411.3% 
Population 65 to 748% 
Population 75 and up6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes418175
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes29 
Robberies55 
Aggravated Assaults332 
Total Property Crimes2,2401,139
Burglaries569 
Larceny Thefts1,550 
Motor Vehicle Thefts121 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population29,52025,680
Unemployed Population9251,009
Unemployment Rate3.1%3.9%

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