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Columbia is a township in Dubois County, in the Jasper metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Columbia. For links to other places called Columbia, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Columbia is 38.481N. The longitude is -86.733W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 885.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dubois County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47527 ZIP code.
42% of Columbia residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbia was $17,831, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Columbia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Columbia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Dubois County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia political report.
The average commute time for Columbia workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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