Columbiana is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,168 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbiana is the 132nd largest community in Alabama.
Columbiana real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Columbiana house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbiana who work in office and administrative support (26.99%), management occupations (10.85%), and healthcare (7.05%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Columbiana has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Columbiana has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Columbiana than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Columbiana may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Columbiana doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Columbiana with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.53% of adults in Columbiana have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Columbiana in 2010 was $19,391, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,564 for a family of four. However, Columbiana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, German, Dutch, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Columbiana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.