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About Columbia

Columbia is a city in Howard County, Maryland. It is a planned community designed by famous real-estate developer James Rouse. Columbia covers 32 square miles. The city is home to 103,000 people, including 6,700 military veterans. 

Nineteen percent of Columbia residents are foreign-born. The ethnic composition of the city is 49% white, 26% black, 13% Asian, and 8% Hispanic. Roughly 24% of people in Columbia speak a foreign language at home. There are 6,300 Spanish speakers, 1,900 Chinese speakers, and 1,800 Korean speakers in the city.

There are 40,000 households in Columbia. The homeownership rate is 66%. The median value of homes in Columbia is $365,000, almost twice as large as the national average. In 2016, MONEY Magazine ranked Columbia as the best place to live in the United States.

People in Columbia earn an average salary of $48,400 per year. The median household income is $102,900. Seven percent of residents in Columbia live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Columbia

Recent episodes of school violence nationwide prompted the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) to host a forum on mental health and school safety in February 2018. According to officials, the HCPSS receives approximately two threats each month. In the forum, community members expressed concern about the lack of mental health professionals on school staff. Six percent of Columbia residents who are under age 65 do not have health insurance.


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