Columbiana, AL

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Living in Columbiana

Columbiana is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,550 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbiana is the 132nd largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Columbiana is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Columbiana is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbiana who work in management occupations (12.27%), food service (11.87%), and art, media, and design (10.54%).

Of important note, Columbiana is also a city of artists. Columbiana has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Columbiana’s character.

Columbiana is a very car-oriented city. 99.45% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Columbiana is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Columbiana has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Columbiana is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Columbiana is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.01% of adults 25 and older in Columbiana have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Columbiana in 2018 was $19,317, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,268 for a family of four.

Columbiana is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Columbiana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbiana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Columbiana include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and European.

The most common language spoken in Columbiana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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