The City of Columbia has a population of 38,224 as of 2010, it is located approximately 45 miles south of Nashville in the heart of Maury County. The city offers something for everyone, whether your interest is historical homes, sports, antiques, shopping.
The annual Mule Day Parade attracts over one hundred thousand spectators from throughout the United States and abroad, it is the mule capital of the world. Every year in the spring, Columbia Tennessee hosts Mule Day. Mule Day is a 4 day long event which features the Mule. Activites include: Arts and Crafts shows, Mule Pulls, Parade Story telling, Square dancing and lots of good food.
In Columbia, TN 13,059 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98.