Columbia County Information

Columbia in Georgia occupies 308 square miles and has a 2006 population of 106,887, a change from a 2000 population of 89,287 and 66,031 in 1990. 14.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 15.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 64 acts of violent crime reported in Columbia in 2004, a change from 106 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,358 people: 4.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.8%.

Read more about Columbia, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyColumbia 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area308 sq. milesRanked 2,828 of 3,140
Population 2006106,887Ranked 533 of 3,140
Population 2005103,490 
Population 200089,287Ranked 579 of 3,140
Population 199066,031Ranked 664 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion80.8% 
African American14% 
Asian American3.4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.6% 
Population 5 to 1414.8% 
Population 15 to 2414.9% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4415.7% 
Population 45 to 5416.1% 
Population 55 to 6410.2% 
Population 65 to 745.4% 
Population 75 and up3.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes64106
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes15 
Robberies17 
Aggravated Assaults31 
Total Property Crimes1,6832,091
Burglaries211 
Larceny Thefts1,378 
Motor Vehicle Thefts94 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population57,43347,425
Unemployed Population2,3581,351
Unemployment Rate4.1%2.8%

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