Columbia, CA

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2021 Population
2,079
0.336% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
54.4
2.84% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
22%
9.34% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$40,730
1.13% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$360,500
4.46% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
844
8.48% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Columbia, CA had a population of 2.08k people with a median age of 54.4 and a median household income of $40,730. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Columbia, CA declined from 2,086 to 2,079, a −0.336% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,276 to $40,730, a 1.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.19%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.33%), White (Hispanic) (4.18%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.9%).

None of the households in Columbia, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Columbia, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Columbia, CA are Columbia College (112561) (525 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Columbia, CA was $360,500, and the homeownership rate was 71.2%.

Most people in Columbia, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, CA was 4 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Columbia, CA is home to a population of 2.08k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.79% of Columbia, CA residents were born outside of the country (162 people).

In 2021, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.64k people) in Columbia, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 90 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2021 Citizenship
99.2%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 97.9% of Columbia, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Columbia, CA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.64k ± 330
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    108 ± 66.3
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    90 ± 47
8.85%
Hispanic Population
184 people

In 2021, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.64k people) in Columbia, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 90 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.85% of the people in Columbia, CA are hispanic (184 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Columbia, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,959,545 ± 46,338 people
  2. Philippines
    828,655 ± 22,113 people
  3. China
    680,942 ± 20,084 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,959,545 California residents, followed by Philippines with 828,655 and China with 680,942.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.79%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
162 people
6.28%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
131 people

As of 2021, 7.79% of Columbia, CA residents (162 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Columbia, CA was 6.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    121 ± 65
  2. Korea
    59 ± 65
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    44 ± 56

Columbia, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Columbia, CA employs 844 people. The largest industries in Columbia, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (116 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (113 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (79 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($76,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,038), and Construction ($63,438).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,050. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

844
2021 Value
± 244
8.48%
1 Year growth
± 38%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Columbia, CA grew at a rate of 8.48%, from 778 employees to 844 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Columbia, CA, are Healthcare Support Occupations (147 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (90 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (79 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Columbia, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

844
2021 Value
± 244
8.48%
1 Year growth
± 38%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Columbia, CA grew at a rate of 8.48%, from 778 employees to 844 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Columbia, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (116 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (113 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (79 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Columbia, CA, though some of these residents may live in Columbia, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$29,205
Median earning men ± $13,209
$14,783
Median earning women ± $3,087

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($93,179), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,038), and Construction ($63,438).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($17,875), Other Services Except Public Administration ($15,781), and Retail Trade ($6,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in California. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $405B
  2. $159B
  3. $155B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $405B, followed by Mixed freight ($159B) and Pharmaceuticals ($155B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.21T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
109% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.21T. This is expected to increase 109% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $84.4B
  2. $44.8B
  3. $40.6B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $84.4B, followed by Arizona with $44.8B and Ohio and $40.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 18, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Columbia, CA awarded 525 degrees. The student population of Columbia, CA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 963 male students and 1,100 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Columbia, CA are White (383 and 73%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (109 and 20.8%), Black or African American (14 and 2.67%), and Asian (9 and 1.71%).

The largest universities in Columbia, CA by number of degrees awarded are Columbia College (112561) (525 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Columbia, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (124 and 23.6%), General Health Services (56 and 10.7%), and General Psychology (48 and 9.14%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 2,063 students enrolled in Columbia, CA, 46.7% men and 53.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,407 records, of which 55% were women and 45% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 81 degree-majors awarded
  2. 56 degree-majors awarded
  3. 25 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Columbia, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 81 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Columbia, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
525 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Columbia College (112561) with 525 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 229 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Columbia, CA, which is 0.774 times less than the 296 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 383 degrees mean that there were 3.51 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 109 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,196) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($74) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,080) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.89% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.12% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were Some college (7.01M), High School or Equivalent (6.74M), and Bachelors Degree (6.25M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Columbia, CA was $360,500 in 2021, which is 1.47 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $345,100 to $360,500, a 4.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Columbia, CA is 71.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Columbia, CA have an average commute time of 32 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Columbia, CA is higher than the national average, with an average of 4 cars per household.

Property

$360,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$64,543
$716
Median Property Taxes
±$191

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Columbia, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Columbia, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
Homeownership
2021
53.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 71.2% of the housing units in Columbia, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Columbia, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Columbia, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$40,730
Median Household Income
± $9,401
1.01k
Number of Households
± 237

In 2021, the median household income of the 1.01k households in Columbia, CA grew to $40,730 from the previous year's value of $40,276.

The following chart displays the households in Columbia, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $50k - $60k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Columbia, CA is from California.
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California

In 2021, the income inequality in California was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.12% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (71.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.53%)
  3. Walked (8.41%)

In 2021, 71.7% of workers in Columbia, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.53%) and those who walked to work (8.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

32 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Columbia, CA have a longer commute time (32 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 5.96% of the workforce in Columbia, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

4 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Columbia, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Columbia, CA have 4 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Columbia, CA (424 out of 1.93k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Columbia, CA is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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91.9% of the population of Columbia, CA has health coverage, with 25.8% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 23.8% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 3.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tuolumne County, CA see 1434 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.1% increase from the previous year (1268 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 826 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 436 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,434 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tuolumne County, CA

Primary care physicians in Tuolumne County, CA see an average of 1,434 patients per year. This represents a 13.1% increase from the previous year (1,268 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tuolumne County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.8% under 18 years, 22.8% between 18 and 34 years, 28.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 32% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.1% were men and 53.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.08%
Uninsured
25.8%
Employer Coverage
23.5%
Medicaid
23.8%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
3.22%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Columbia, CA grew by 5.35% from 7.67% to 8.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Columbia, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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