Columbia Information

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

General Columbia Information

State: Mississippi

County: Marion County

Close cities: Sumrall, MS, Columbia, MS, Oak Vale, MS, Sandy Hook, MS, Foxworth, MS, Bassfield, MS, Tylertown, MS, Kokomo, MS

Columbia Population (census data)
Total 6,538 (-1.5% since 2000)
Male 3,062 (46.8%)
Female 3,476 (53.2%)

Population Density: 1,023 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.6 (US Avg is 100)

Columbia Elevation: 154 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1819

Land Area: 6.39 square miles

Median Household Income: $21,898

Zip Codes: 39429.

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Columbia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (62.2%)
  • Black (35.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.9%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Irish (4.6%)
  • German (3.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • Scottish (1.5%)

Local Columbia Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, , Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: , Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Southern Mississippi,

Columbia School Information

High Schools
Columbia High School (1009 Broad Street, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Columbia School District District)
East Marion High School (527 East Marion School Road, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Marion County School District District)
Middle Schools
Jefferson Middle School (611 Owens Street, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Columbia School District District)
Elementary Schools
Columbia Elementary School (401 Mary Street, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Columbia School District District)
East Marion Elementary School (527 East Marion School Road, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Marion County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Columbia Primary School (501 Dale Street, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Columbia School District District)
East Marion Primary School (527 East Marion School Road, Columbia, MS, 39429 - Marion County School District District)

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