The Town of Columbia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tyrrell County at latitude 35.9238 and longitude -76.2409. Tyrrell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal official name is the Town of Columbia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Columbia, North Carolina.
The P1 Census Class Code for Columbia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the Town of Columbia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbia: Elizabeth Town, Hearts Desire, Shallops Landing.
|Population in Households||890|
|Population in Familes||729|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||441 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||217 (49.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||156 (35.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||68 (15.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,696|
|Average Home Value||$109,186|
|Median Household Income||$27,720|
|Average Household Income||$41,315|
|Per Capita Income||$17,093|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
The table below compares Columbia to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 454||39th|
|Population Density1||# 339||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 21||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 656||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 595||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.