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West Columbia is a city in Brazoria County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of West Columbia is 29.143N. The longitude is -95.645W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,284.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Columbia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brazoria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Brazoria area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77486 ZIP code.
10% of West Columbia residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Columbia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Columbia was $15,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of West Columbia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Columbia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Libraries in West Columbia include West Columbia Branch Library ... View libraries
Brazoria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Columbia political report.
The average commute time for West Columbia workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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