Columbia County FL Information


Columbia County Subdivisions

Columbia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 70,093
Population in Households 65,061
Population in Familes 52,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,032
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $41,661
Average Household Income $58,669
Per Capita Income $22,509


Total Housing Units 29,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,793 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,756 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,699 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $123,070
Average Home Value $178,288


Total Households 25,549
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 17,405
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.59%
Households 0.29% 0.57%
Families 0.2% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


Columbia County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbia County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 42nd
Population Density # 41 40th
Diversity Index # 40 42nd
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 43 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.