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Columbiana, Ohio
City
Downtown Columbiana
Downtown Columbiana
Motto: "The City with the Small-Town Heart"
Location of Columbiana, Ohio
Location of Columbiana, Ohio
Location of Columbiana in Columbiana County
Location of Columbiana in Columbiana County
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Columbiana, Mahoning
Area
 • Total 6.14 sq mi (15.90 km2)
 • Land 6.00 sq mi (15.54 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,384
 • Estimate (2012) 6,334
 • Density 1,064.0/sq mi (410.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44408
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-17036
GNIS feature ID 1060989
Website www.cityofcolumbiana.org

Columbiana is a city in Columbiana and Mahoning counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 6,384 at the 2010 census.

The larger portion of the city, located in Columbiana County, is part of the Salem, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the smaller Mahoning County portion is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Columbiana was laid out by Joshua Dixon in 1805. The city takes its name from Columbiana County. Columbiana was incorporated as a village in 1837. The village officially became a city in 2000.

Geography

Columbiana is located at 40°53′8″N 80°41′18″W / 40.88556°N 80.68833°W / 40.88556; -80.68833 (40.885579, -80.688327).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.14 square miles (15.90 km2), of which 6.00 square miles (15.54 km2) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 1,174
1870 870 −25.9%
1880 1,223 40.6%
1890 1,112 −9.1%
1900 1,339 20.4%
1910 1,582 18.1%
1920 2,114 33.6%
1930 2,485 17.5%
1940 2,687 8.1%
1950 3,369 25.4%
1960 4,164 23.6%
1970 4,959 19.1%
1980 4,987 0.6%
1990 4,961 −0.5%
2000 5,635 13.6%
2010 6,384 13.3%
Est. 2015 6,291 −1.5%
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2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 6,384 people, 2,881 households, and 1,763 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,064.0 inhabitants per square mile (410.8/km2). There were 3,181 housing units at an average density of 530.2 per square mile (204.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.6% African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 2,881 households of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 49.4 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,635 people, 2,534 households, and 1,576 families residing in the city. The population density was 930.4 people per square mile (359.0/km²). There were 2,707 housing units at an average density of 446.9 per square mile (172.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.86% White, 0.11% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 2,534 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,560, and the median income for a family was $42,363. Males had a median income of $33,693 versus $21,648 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,727. About 4.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Arts and culture

One major town event is the Columbiana Street Fair, a civic festival hosted by American Legion Post #290. It is held on the Thursday through Saturday following Labor Day. Columbiana also hosts the Harvey S. Firestone Festival of the Arts on the first Saturday in August; and the Shaker Woods Festival on the second, third and fourth weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) of August. Columbiana also prides itself on its annual Community Celebration which runs from 8am to 10pm on the Fourth of July at Firestone Park, with the day concluding with one of the area's best fireworks displays.


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