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Demographics

People

Total Population10,382
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+4,389
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,640
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,469
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,261

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,558
% Above Poverty Level79.6%
% Below Poverty Level20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$730
Median House Value$102,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
Irish14.5%
Italian6%
English5.8%
Polish1.8%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.7%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Arab0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Egyptian0.8%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.5%
German0.3%
Russian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Greek0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
South African0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Columbia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lancaster County
Standard Zip Codes17512
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.03
Approximate Longitude-76.49

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)

StationLANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationHOLTWOOD
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp67 to 85 F
Oct Temp46 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationMILLERS 4 NE
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Prospect1,025$73,571
Marietta2,601$65,144
Mount Joy7,978$79,063
Mountville2,852$53,125
Wrightsville2,358$53,102
Yorkana232$60,833

Columbia Public Libraries

Columbia Public Library
24 SOUTH SIXTH ST
Columbia, Pennsylvania
(717) 684-2255

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Columbia Public Schools

Columbia Hs
901 Ironville Pike
ZIP: 17512
(717) 684-7500
High
Total Enrollment 356
Columbia Ms
45 N 9th St
ZIP: 17512
(717) 684-4010
Middle
Total Enrollment 434
Park El Sch
50 S 6th St
ZIP: 17512
(717) 684-9780
Primary
Total Enrollment 557
Taylor El Sch
45 N 9th St
ZIP: 17512
(717) 684-4010

Columbia Private Schools

Little People Daycare
780 Chickies Hill Rd
ZIP: 17512
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Our Lady Of The Angels School
215 Union St
ZIP: 17512
Elementary
Total Enrollment 158
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