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People

Total Population 432
Male Share of the Population 60.6%
Female Share of the Population 39.4%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 158
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,364
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $71,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.7%
Irish 19.2%

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

Columbia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Caldwell
Standard Zip Codes 71418
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.105
Longitude -92.077

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 OLLA
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station WINNSBORO 5 SSE
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Station MONROE RGNL AP
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Columbia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Banks Springs (71418)

Bellview (71418)

Big Ridge (71418)

Brownville (71418)

Burroughs (71418)

Columbia Heights (71418)

Copenhagen (71418)

Duty Ferry (71418)

Eastside (71418)

Hearn Island (71418)

Hebert (71418)

Longlake (71418)

Riverton (71418)

Vixen (71418)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baskin 310 $33,333
Clarks 995 $23,403
Grayson 382 $40,000
Olla 1,165 $44,514
Urania 1,130 $44,643
Winnsboro 4,811 $23,923

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

Columbia Public Libraries

Library
Caldwell Parish Library
211 JACKSON STREET
Columbia, Louisiana
(318) 649-2259

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Columbia Hospitals

CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
410 MAIN STREET
(318) 649-6111
Emergency Service: Yes

CITIZENS MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
HWY 165 SOUTH
(318) 649-6106
Emergency Service: Yes

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Columbia High Schools

CALDWELL PARISH HIGH SCHOOL
163 SPARTAN DRIVE
318-649-2750
Serves 584 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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