Columbia Jobs

  • Experienced Class-A CDL Truck Driver

    Arnold Transportation - Columbia, LA

    Class A CDL Drivers get consistent weekly miles driving upgraded equipment without ever leaving the region. This is Arnold Transportation, the Original regional carrier. For 75...

    from Arnold Transportation - 30+ days ago
  • Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers 1-866-538-3896

    CRST Malone - Columbia, LA

    Flatbed Owner Operators... DON’T JUST DRIVE, BELONG! $248,446Top Income Call a recruiter today and learn more about how we take care of our people. $2000 Sign-On...

    from CRST Malone - 6 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Columbia, LA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 2 days ago
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Columbia, Louisiana

The town of Columbia is the parish seat of Caldwell Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 477 at the 2000 census. Columbia was the home of Louisiana Governor John McKeithen , the first governor to serve two consecutive four-year terms. His son, W. Fox McKeithen, was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1984-1988 and secretary of state from 1988 until his death in 2005. Another prominent political figure and businessman from Columbia was Jack Keahey, a former member and president of the Caldwell Parish School Board and member of the Tensas Basin Levee Board, having served as president from 2000 until his death in 2007.

Columbia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Columbia are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Columbia, Louisiana work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Columbia Industries

The leading industries in Columbia, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Public administration, 12%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Columbia job listings indicate that the following industries in Columbia are hiring the most workers:

Columbia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Columbia, Louisiana is $25,500, and the median income of households in Columbia was $30,000.

Average Salaries in Columbia, LA

Columbia, LA


According to our Columbia Trends data, the number of Columbia, Louisiana jobs has increased by 808% since September 2013.
Columbia job trends

Columbia Employment Statistics

Population of Columbia
Total population 477
Male 50.94%
Female 49.06%
Median age 40.6
Columbia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.1%
Median cost of a home $45,800
Median mortgage payment $346
Renter-occupied homes 35.9%
Vacant housing 22.4%
Median monthly rent $458
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,000
Median for all female full-time $18,000
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 21%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 15%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 4%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 49%
Separated 4%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 9%
White 70%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Columbia Commute
Carpool 11.3%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 30 minutes

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