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, Columbiana isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Columbiana are a mix 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 small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Columbiana, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 99.45% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small city, Columbiana does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Columbiana who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.01% of the adults 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.