Columbia County, FL

Cities
Fort White
Lake City
Mikesville

COLUMBIA COUNTY FL US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 56,513
Square miles (land) 797.05
Population per square mile 70.90 296.37 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 28,656 50.7 48.8 49.1
Female 27,857 49.3 51.2 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 11,708 20.7 19.0 21.4
16-24 7,720 13.7 12.2 13.9
25-44 15,634 27.7 28.6 30.2
45-64 13,542 24.0 22.7 22.0
65+ 7,909 14.0 17.6 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 37.52 39.53 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 45,053 79.7 78.0 75.1
Black or African American 9,623 17.0 14.6 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 302 0.5 0.3 0.9
Asian 378 0.7 1.7 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 20 0.0 0.1 0.1
Some other race 337 0.6 3.0 5.5
Two or more races 800 1.4 2.4 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 1,546 2.7 16.8 12.5

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 36,880
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 12,875 34.9 28.7 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 10,644 28.9 28.8 27.4
Bachelor's degree 2,545 6.9 14.3 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 1,483 4.0 8.1 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 13,898
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 1,556 11.2 12.3 11.9
Grades 1-12 10,468 75.3 65.1 65.3
College 1,874 13.5 22.5 22.8

HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 23,579
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 4,788 20.3 26.0 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.41 2.35 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.45 3.83 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.25 1.25 1.19
Median year structure was built 1979 1977 1969
Median year householder moved in 1999 1999 1998
Median rent ($) 344 551 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 344 576 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 686 14.3 11.4 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 23.8 27.5 25.5
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 16,137 68.4 60.8 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.60 2.51 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.84 5.69 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.45 1.63 1.64
Median year structure was built 1984 1980 1971
Median year householder moved in 1993 1993 1991
Median value ($) 63,300 93,200 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 4,987 30.9 52.3 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 973 6.0 11.4 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 54,500 92,200 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 729 1,004 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 238 306 295

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY AGE ($ IN 1999)
Number Number Number
Median household income 30,881 38,819 41,994
Householder under 25 25,023 22,861 22,679
Householder 25-34 30,960 39,021 41,414
Householder 35-44 36,370 46,291 50,654
Householder 45-54 42,015 50,347 56,300
Householder 55-64 32,353 42,971 47,447
Householder 65-74 23,827 32,398 31,368
Householder 75 and older 19,542 25,085 22,259
PER CAPITA INCOME BY RACE OR ETHNICITY ($)
Number Number Number
Per capita income 14,598 21,557 21,587
White 15,583 23,919 23,918
Black or African American 10,352 12,585 14,437
Native American 13,979 16,598 12,893
Asian 19,896 20,429 21,823
Native Hawaiian and Pacific islander 17,722 15,251 15,054
Some other race 10,055 11,431 10,813
Two or more races 10,663 13,514 13,405
Hispanic or Latino 9,586 15,198 12,111
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

Fact About Columbia County

The county was named for Christopher Columbus

Columbia County is one of 67 counties in Florida. The county is in the Lake City metro area.

The county seat is Lake City
.Columbia County, Florida locator map

2000-2004 Population Increase
The estimated population in 2004 was 61,889. This was an increase of 9.51% from the 2000 census.
Income snapshot

Median household income
Local
$30,881
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau


Personal Income
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Columbia County was $19,547. This was an increase of 13.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 63% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
Columbia County government


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