Best Places to Live in Columbia, Alabama

Small agricultural city - Extreme southeast Alabama near the Florida and Georgia borders
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Healthcare
-Cost of living
Cons
-Summer heat and humidity
-Isolation
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Dothan Metro Area

Dothan is a quiet but prosperous town serving a large agricultural area specializing in peanuts and other nuts but also rich in cotton and poultry. Industries include food processing and a relatively broad assortment of others, including Michelin Tire and Sony, GE, International Paper and Pemco (aircraft). Dothan is central to other Southeast markets and thus acts as a transportation, mostly trucking, hub.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Houston County
Metro Area: Dothan Metro Area
City: Columbia
Zip Codes: 36319
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 370 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 6.40% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Columbia jobs have decreased by 0.24%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia's cost of living is 23.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Columbia's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Columbia's population is 737 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -20.07%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 38 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbia is $74,750. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.81%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Columbia public schools spend $8,967 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Columbia. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Columbia

It's a good time to buy in Columbia. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Columbia Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN COLUMBIA, ALABAMA
36319