Columbia

Known for its stunning southern homes, earning it the title of “Antebellum Homes Capital of Tennessee.”

Welcome to Columbia

Named “Mule Capital of the World,” Columbia, TN is known world-wide for its annual “Mule Day” celebration taking place each April. In addition, Columbia is known for its stunning southern homes. Earning it the title of “Antebellum Homes Capital of Tennessee.” With a population of roughly 40,000 people, it is clear this quaint southern town lacks no character.
 
Between the spectacular architecture and bussling town square, you are sure to find plenty of antique stores, coffee shops, and more fun for the whole family. As a part of Tennessee's push for more affordable college education, you'll also find Columbia State Community College, home to over 6,000 students each year.

Overview for Columbia, TN

40,957 people live in Columbia, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $27,308. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,957

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,308

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Columbia, TN

Columbia has 16,215 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Columbia do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 40,957 people call Columbia home. The population density is 1,233.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,957

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

46.66 / 53.34%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,215

Total Households

2.46

Average Household Size

$27,308

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Columbia, TN

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The following schools are within or nearby Columbia. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
McDowell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Agathos Classical School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
The Kings Daughters School
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Riverside Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
J E Woodard Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Virtual Academy of Maury County
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
J. R. Baker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
2/5
J. Brown Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Whitthorne Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
- 12th
No rating available
E. A. Cox Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
Columbia Central High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Highland Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
R Howell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5

Property Listings

LISTINGS & SALES

For Sale
Sold
Pending
Under Contract
Active Under Contract
Coming Soon
Pocket Listing

Around Columbia, TN

There's plenty to do around Columbia, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

20
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
10
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Slothful Waffle, Cult Persona, and Omega's Market & Diner.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.01 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.35 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.8 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

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