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People

Total Population 680
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 227
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 48.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,114
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,583
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $471
Median House Value $91,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.1%
US/American 0%
English 17.2%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles E of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Houston
Metro Area Dothan
Standard Zip Codes 36319
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.292
Longitude -85.111

Columbia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLAKELY
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Station HEADLAND
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station FORT GAINES
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashford 2,316 $49,375
Cowarts 2,071 $47,292
Gordon 275 $24,000
Haleburg 96 $57,500
Headland 4,685 $61,845
Webb 1,287 $47,969

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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HOUSTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
202 W CHURCH ST
334-696-2221
Serves 431 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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