Columbia City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,857 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Columbia City is the 87th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Columbia City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Columbia City is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbia City who work in office and administrative support (17.57%), sales jobs (9.56%), and healthcare (7.40%).
In terms of college education, Columbia City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.58% of adults 25 and older in Columbia City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Columbia City in 2010 was $21,957, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,828 for a family of four. However, Columbia City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Columbia City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Columbia City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Columbia City include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Columbia City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.