About This Place
Columbia City is a city in Columbia Township, Whitley County, Indiana, United States. The population was 8,750 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Whitley County.
Columbia City is located at 41°9′31″N 85°29′16″W / 41.15861°N 85.48778°W / 41.15861; -85.48778 (41.158569, -85.487784). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.5 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,077 people, 3,018 households, and 1,874 residing in the city. The population density was 1,359.5 people per square mile (524.5/km²). There were 3,191 housing units at an average density of 613.0 per square mile (236.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.11% White, 0.32% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.