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Demographics

People

Total Population4,847
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+1,694
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married29%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,705
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,906
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,767

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,487
% Above Poverty Level80.5%
% Below Poverty Level19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.7%
Median Gross Rent$448
Median House Value$87,800

Ancestry

English18.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18%
German11.5%
Irish10.6%
Scottish2.6%
French Except Basque2.2%
Polish1.7%
Italian1%
Norwegian0.9%
African0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Canadian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Bahamian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Russian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
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Columbia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Adair County
Standard Zip Codes42728
Phone Area Codes270
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude37.09
Approximate Longitude-85.3

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)

StationJAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip53 inches
StationBRADFORDSVILLE
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationSOMERSET 2 N
Distance38.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip50.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burkesville1,586$28,940
Campbellsville11,329$37,913
Edmonton1,653$40,750
Greensburg2,243$38,304
Jamestown1,989$31,797
Russell Springs2,506$30,167

Columbia Public Libraries

Adair County Public Library
307 GREENSBURG STREET
Columbia, Kentucky
(270) 384-2472

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Columbia Hospitals

Westlake Regional Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
901 Westlake Drive
(270) 384-4753

Columbia Public Schools

Adair County Elementary School
870 Indian Dr
ZIP: 42728
(270) 384-0077
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Adair County High School
526 Indian Dr
ZIP: 42728
(270) 384-2751
High
Total Enrollment 781
Adair County Middle School
322 General John Adair Dr
ZIP: 42728
(270) 384-5308
Middle
Total Enrollment 605
Adair County Primary Center
158 Col. Casey Dr
ZIP: 42728
(270) 384-3367
Primary
Total Enrollment 652
Adair Youth Development Center
401 Appleby Dr
ZIP: 42728
(270) 384-0811
High
Total Enrollment 34
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