Columbia Monroe County, Illinois

Columbia: City in Illinois, United States

About

Columbia is a city located in the county of Monroe in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,707 and a population density of 364 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,627 inhabitants.

The city was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Columbia Quick Facts

Population : 10,627 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Monroe County
Postal code : 62236
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 26.69 km2
Altitude : 709 feet / 216 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1859 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:37:09 (30th September 2022)
Density : 398 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.66% (2010-2020)
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Location of Columbia on Illinois map.
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Geography

Columbia is located at 38°26'37"N 90°12'4"W (38.4436600, -90.2012200).

Columbia map

Demographics

The population of Columbia increased by 8.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,707 - census
2011 9,825 1.2% estimation process
2012 9,880 0.56% estimation process
2013 9,987 1.07% estimation process
2014 10,070 0.82% estimation process
2015 10,152 0.81% estimation process
2016 10,232 0.78% estimation process
2017 10,313 0.79% estimation process
2018 10,428 1.1% estimation process
2019 10,513 0.81% estimation process
2020 10,627 1.07% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,246
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,640
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 9.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,421
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,584
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 71.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 43.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 51.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 320
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.9%

Columbia zip code is 62236. County name: Monroe, County fips: 17133

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $190,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,424
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $383
2015-2019 median gross rent : $795
2015-2019 Households : 2,250
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.95
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,606
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 99,885
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,210
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,477
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,710
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 354
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 182
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 128
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 165
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 146
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 299
2010 population per square mile : 3,179.1
2010 land area in square miles : 2.07

People born in Columbia (6)

People born in Columbia, including rower John Freitag, historian David Roediger, admiral John P. Weinel, .

List

  • Nelson Mathews (American baseball player) he was born in 21/07/1941
  • T. J. Mathews (American baseball player) he was born in 09/01/1970
  • Aedan Stanley (US association football player) he was born in 13/12/1999

Schools in Columbia

College & universities near Columbia, IL

Code Name City ZIP
483911 Creative Touch Cosmetology School Waterloo (IL) 62298-1609

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Columbia, IL

Code Name Address Type
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL

Post offices near Columbia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Columbia Post Office Columbia (IL) 62236

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Monroe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Monroe County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Waterloo 10,536 City in Illinois
Valmeyer 1,238 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Hecker 474 Village in United States of America
Maeystown 162 Human settlement in United States of America
Fults 28 Village in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Columbia distances to largest Illinois cities