The City of Columbia City had a population of 9,192 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Columbia City is located at latitude 41.1573 and longitude -85.4883 in Whitley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbia City encompass a land area of 5.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.
The City of Columbia City (GNIS ID: 2393606) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbia City: Columbia.
|Total Population||9,192 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,974 (97.6%)|
|Population in Families||6,936 (75.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||218 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,130|
|Average Household Income||$65,016|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,470|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,163 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,581 (62.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,269 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||312 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,773|
|Average Home Value||$161,067|
|Housing Affordability Index3||238|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.65%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.69%|
The table below compares Columbia City to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 87||87th|
|Population Density||# 201||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 362||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 233||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 305||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 270||60th|
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