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: Annapolis Junction, MD, North Laurel, MD, Clarksville, MD, Jessup, MD, Elkridge, MD, Fulton, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Highland, MD, Savage, MD, Laurel, 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, 21046, and 21044.

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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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