Columbia, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,294 housing units in Columbia. This represents a 42.8% growth from 2,306 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,270 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 24 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbia is about 76.4%. Columbia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbia were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom6.90%
Two Bedrooms31.10%
Three Bedrooms47.70%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$127,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.86
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$425

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.90%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage50.20%
Debt Free37.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%