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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 4,462 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbiana is the 133rd 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbiana who work in management occupations (13.61%), food service (13.12%), and sales jobs (10.86%).

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. 98.18% 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, the citizens of Columbiana rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.42% of adults 25 and older in Columbiana have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Columbiana in 2018 was $21,173, 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 $84,692 for a family of four. However, Columbiana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Columbiana is an extremely 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 English, Irish, German, European, and Dutch.

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


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