What you need to know about Columbia, MD

Columbia is located in Howard County, Maryland. The population is 52% White, 25% Black, 12% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 8% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $100,252 and the median home value is $363,400. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Columbia, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Columbia has a Walk Score ® of 30.

Housing

Homes Owned 66.33%
66.33% Complete
Homes Rented 33.67%
33.67% Complete

Real Estate

In Columbia, Maryland


Ready to move to Columbia? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Columbia.

Schools

In Columbia, Maryland


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Columbia rates.

Median Household Income

$100,252
Higher than the national average

Business

In Columbia, Maryland


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Columbia.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Columbia, Maryland


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Columbia.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 63%
63% Complete
Graduated High School 95%
95% Complete