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Population (year 2000): 33,055. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,777 (+2.2% change)
Males: 15,653 (47.4%), Females: 17,402 (52.6%)

Maury County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $35,879 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,100 (year 2000)

Columbia, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Columbia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.8%)
  • Black (21.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.6%), Irish (8.2%), English (7.3%), German (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), French (1.9%).Tennessee

Elevation: 637 feet

Land area: 29.6 square miles

Columbia,

For population 25 years and over in Columbia

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3.4% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,882 (+13.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (42.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (432.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pleasant, TN Mount (11.7 miles Hill, TN (13.1 miles Spring Station, TN (15.8 miles Thompson's TN (16.7 miles Lynnville, TN Lewisburg, (20.7 miles TN (22.6 miles Cornersville, Hill, TN (23.9 miles Chapel TN Franklin, (25.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 198 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 1997: 140 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2000: 116 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2001: 118 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2004: 149 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2005: 159 buildings, average cost: $115,700

Latitude: 35.62 N, Longitude: 87.04 W

Area code: 931

Columbia, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.7%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,612 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,601 (55.7%)

Crime in Columbia by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 7 1 1 1 2
    per 100,000 18.2 21.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 6.1
Rapes 14 10 9 10 8 11
    per 100,000 42.4 30.3 27.2 30.3 24.2 33.3
Robberies 68 76 51 57 69 56
    per 100,000 205.7 229.9 154.3 172.4 208.7 169.4
Assaults 258 318 308 281 247 300
    per 100,000 780.5 962.0 931.8 850.1 747.2 907.6
Burglaries 401 384 448 459 448 359
    per 100,000 1213.1 1161.7 1355.3 1388.6 1355.3 1086.1
Thefts 1,468 1,451 1,464 1,496 1,425 1,680
    per 100,000 4441.1 4389.7 4429.0 4525.8 4311.0 5082.4
Auto thefts 130 97 110 103 107 93
    per 100,000 393.3 293.5 332.8 311.6 323.7 281.3
546.9 575.0 545.2 540.0 518.0 553.5

Average climate in Columbia, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Columbia,

Columbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Columbia city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Sterling Marlin - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 30, 1957), Joe Knight - College basketball player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks).

Main business address for: FIRST FARMERS & MERCHANTS CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Columbia:
  • MAURY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (1224 TROTWOOD AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Columbia:
  • WILLIAMSON MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; FRANKLIN, TN)
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; LEWISBURG, TN)
  • HILLSIDE HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; PULASKI, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbia:
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 44 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 46 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 71 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Columbia:
  • MAURY COUNTY (about 10 miles; COLUMBIA/MOUNT PLEASANT, TN; ID: MRC)
  • ELLINGTON (about 19 miles; LEWISBURG, TN; ID: LUG)
  • LAWRENCEBURG-LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 30 miles; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; ID: 2M2)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 1 $2,128 $25,536 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 39 $75,562 $23,249 9 $4,710
Sewerage 42 $103,598 $29,599 3 $1,425
Parks and Recreation 21 $50,440 $28,822 5 $1,134
Water Supply 37 $119,910 $38,889 0 $0
Electric Power 57 $217,358 $45,759 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $31,630 $34,505 1 $315
Financial Administration 16 $44,322 $33,241 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $34,188 $20,512 1 $524
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $2,481
Police Protection - Officers 84 $248,418 $35,488 11 $3,071
Police - Other 8 $18,504 $27,756 0 $0
Firefighters 89 $265,426 $35,787 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,512 $27,072 0 $0
Streets and Highways 41 $94,404 $27,630 3 $1,427
Totals for Government 468 $1,310,400 $33,600 35 $15,087
Colleges/Universities in Columbia:
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,784; Location: 1665 HAMPSHIRE PIKE; Public; Website: www.coscc.cc.tn.us)
  • NASHVILLE AUCTION SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 1764; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Columbia:
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; FT enrollment: 16,617)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
Public high schools in Columbia:
  • COLUMBIA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,427; Location: 921 LION PKWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPRING HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 880; Location: ONE RAIDER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Columbia:
  • COLUMBIA ACADEMY (Students: 800; Location: 1101 W 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 301; Location: 6901 OLD ZION RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Columbia:
  • WHITTHORNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,168; Location: 915 LION PKWY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • R HOWELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 685; Location: 653 BEAR CREEK PK; Grades: KG - 05)
  • E A COX MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 654; Location: 633 BEAR CREEK PK; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • J E WOODARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 207 RUTHERFORD LA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 203 CARTER ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 383; Location: 301 CORD DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J R BAKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 1301 HAMPHIRE PK; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HIGHLAND PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 351; Location: 1606 HIGHLAND AV; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MCDOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 714 WEST 7TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Columbia:
  • THE KINGS DAUGHTERS SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 412 WEST 9TH STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MAGNOLIA ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 2513 B KERR RD; Grades: 7 - 11; Boys only)
  • COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 724 NEW LEWISBURG HWY; Grades: KG - KG)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 2000 WILLIAMSPORT PIKE; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Columbia:
  • MAURY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $380,422; Location: 211 WEST 8TH STREET; 80,920 books; 1,183 audio materials; 233 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Columbia: West Columbia Substation (A), Graymere Golf and Country Club (B), University of Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station (C), Columbia City Hall (D), Riverside Recreation Center (E), Maury County Public Library (F), Maury County Courthouse (G).

Shopping Centers: Northway Shopping Center (1), Shady Brook Mall Shopping Center (2), Campbell Plaza Shopping Center (3), Maury County Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Columbia include: Saint Peters Episcopal Church (A), Craft Memorial Church (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), Riverview Church (D), Eastside Church (E), Pleasant Heights Church (F), Fairview Church (G), First Baptist Church of Columbia (H).

Cemeteries: Dooley Cemetery (1), Derryberry Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3), Walker Cemetery (4), Bowen Cemetery (5), Rose Mont Cemetery (6), Rose Hill Cemetery (7).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allen Branch (A), Grassy Branch (B), Bear Creek (C), Little Bigby Creek (D).

Parks in Columbia include: Pop Geers Park (1), Betty Lee Park (2), Fairview Park (3), Pillow Park (4), Eva Gilbert Park (5), Maury County Park (6), Woodlawn Park (7), Woodland Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Columbia compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:
  • WKRM (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENN. BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMRB (910 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: OGILVIE FAMILY MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCP (1280 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MAURY COUNTY BOOSTERS CORP.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHEW (1380 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: SG COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WXRQ (1460 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TN; Owner: NEW LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:
  • WKOM (101.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENN. BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W264AD (100.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WEATHER RADIO ASSOCIATE)
  • W217AV (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W263AE (100.5 FM; LEWISBURG, TN; Owner: WEATHER RADAR ASSOCIATES)
TV broadcast stations around Columbia:
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)

 

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