Columbia County FL Information

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Columbia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Columbia County FL Housing Affordability Index is 141
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Columbia County FL Wealth Index is 60
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 70,983
Population in Households 66,366
Population in Familes 53,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,617
Population Density 89
Diversity Index1 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,220
Average Household Income $57,917
Per Capita Income $21,400
Wealth Index3 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 29,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,024 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,081 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,567 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $138,419
Housing Affordability Index2 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,105
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 17,777
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.54% 0.57%
Households 0.49% 0.56%
Families 0.41% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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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, 2019 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 # 42 39th
Median Household Income # 48 30th
Per Capita Income # 48 30th

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