Columbia Information

Columbia Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Columbia, MD

General Columbia Information

State: Maryland

County: Howard County

Close cities: Fulton, MD, Elkridge, MD, North Laurel, MD, Jessup, MD, Laurel, MD, Annapolis Junction, MD, Clarksville, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Highland, MD, Savage, MD

Columbia Population (census data)
Total 96,788
Male 46,667 (48.2%)
Female 50,121 (51.8%)

Population Density: 3,512 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 101.4 (US Avg is 100)

Columbia Elevation: 400 feet above sea level

Land Area: 27.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $94,966

Zip Codes: 21045, 21044, and 21046.

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Columbia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (64.4%)
  • Black (21.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Asian Indian (2.0%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.1%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • English (11.6%)
  • Italian (5.3%)
  • Polish (4.2%)
  • United States (3.9%)
Foriegn Born: 11,665 people (12.1%)
  • Asia (48.8%)
  • Latin America (23.6%)
  • Europe (16.5%)
  • Africa (11.0%)

Columbia School Information

High Schools
Atholton High (6520 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Hammond High (8800 Guilford Road, Columbia, MD, 21046 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Long Reach High (6101 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Oakland Mills High (9410 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Wilde Lake High (5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Harpers Choice Middle (5450 Beaverkill Road, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Oakland Mills Middle (9540 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Wilde Lake Middle (10481 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Atholton Elementary (6700 Seneca Drive, Columbia, MD, 21046 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Bryant Woods Elementary (5450 Blue Heron Lane, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Clemens Crossing Elementary (10320 Quarterstaff Road, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Guilford Elementary (7335 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD, 21046 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Jeffers Hill Elementary (6000 Tamar Drive, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Longfellow Elementary (5470 Hesperus Drive, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Phelps Luck Elementary (5370 Oldstone Court, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Running Brook Elementary (5215 W Running Brook Road, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Stevens Forest Elementary (6045 Stevens Forest Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Swansfield Elementary (5610 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD, 21044 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Talbott Springs Elementary (9550 Basket Ring Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Thunder Hill Elementary (9357 Mellenbrook Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Waterloo Elementary (5940 Waterloo Road, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Cradlerock School (6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD, 21045 - Howard County Public Schools District)

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