Poverty in Columbia, Kentucky

What is the poverty rate in Columbia, Kentucky?
The poverty rate in Columbia is 18.5%. One out of every 5.4 residents of Columbia lives in poverty.

How many people in Columbia, Kentucky live in poverty?
672 of 3,641 Columbia residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Columbia compare to the rest of Kentucky?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Kentucky is 18.3%, meaning Columbia has a poverty level right in line with the state average.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,072

21.0% 10.3% 63.3%

What's the Poverty Rate in Columbia, Kentucky By Race?

21.0% of White residents of Columbia, Kentucky live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Columbia, Kentucky is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 646 of 3,072 white Kentuckians live below the poverty line. Approximately 63.3% of the total population of Columbia, Kentucky are white.

Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Columbia, Kentucky?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Columbia, Kentucky is 17.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Columbia, Kentucky is 19.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Columbia, Kentucky

Female residents of Columbia, Kentucky are moderately(11%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

297 of 1,709 males in Columbia live below the poverty line.

375 of 1,932 females in Columbia live below the poverty line.

Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Columbia, Kentucky?

Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

25.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

4.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

15.5%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

17.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

28.7%

75 to 84 Years Old

9.4%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Columbia, Kentucky Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Columbia, Kentucky born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Columbia, Kentucky who were born citizens of the United States is 18.6%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Columbia, Kentucky who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Columbia, Kentucky born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Columbia, Kentucky who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 3,610 residents of Columbia, Kentucky who were born citizens of the United States, 672 (18.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 31 residents of Columbia, Kentucky who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Columbia, Kentucky

The poverty rate in Columbia is 18.5%.
Columbia is in Adair County.
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Columbia 18.5%

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