Columbiana, OH

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Living in Columbiana

Columbiana is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,257 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Columbiana is the 230th largest community in Ohio.

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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbiana who work in management occupations (13.70%), sales jobs (12.34%), and office and administrative support (10.61%).

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.

Columbiana is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Columbiana isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 91.07% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Being a small city, Columbiana does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Columbiana who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.49% of adults in Columbiana have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Columbiana in 2010 was $30,493, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,972 for a family of four. However, Columbiana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Italian, English, and Scots-Irish.

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