Columbia, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 468 housing units in Columbia. This represents a 5.4% growth from 444 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 468 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbia is about 79.2%. Columbia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 26.1%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbia were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.40%
One Bedroom3.80%
Two Bedrooms36.80%
Three Bedrooms44.90%
Four Bedrooms9.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$66,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$27,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.80%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage38.90%
Debt Free52.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.7%