Columbia County FL Information


Columbia County Subdivisions

Columbia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 69,419
Daytime Population: Workers 27,873
Daytime Population: Residents 38,839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 66,712
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 64,316
Population in Familes 52,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,103
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $39,089
Average Household Income $55,024
Per Capita Income $21,141


Total Housing Units 29,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,312 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,908 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,860 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $118,499
Average Home Value $163,011


Total Households 25,220
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 17,206
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.15% 0.25%
Families 0.07% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


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, 2017 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 43rd
Median Household Income # 48 30th
Per Capita Income # 43 37th

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