Columbia City, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 2,031 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.3%
Males: 1,000  (49.3%)
Females: 1,031  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97018, 97051.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,337 (it was $59,545 in 2000)
Columbia City:

$68,337
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,053 (it was $25,266 in 2000)

Columbia City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $293,010 (it was $172,500 in 2000)
Columbia City:

$293,010
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $312,872; detached houses: $331,635; townhouses or other attached units: $283,517; mobile homes: $55,252

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,079.

March 2019 cost of living index in Columbia City: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.5%
  • Races in Columbia City, OR (2017)
    • 1,80886.2%White alone
    • 1467.0%Hispanic
    • 592.8%Two or more races
    • 422.0%American Indian alone
    • 261.2%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone

Races in Columbia City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Columbia City by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(164.3)
1
(49.7)
7
(356.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(728.3)
11
(602.4)
8
(397.4)
16
(815.1)
10
(516.0)
7
(358.1)
10
(511.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.6)
2
(102.3)
1
(51.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)29.135.663.157.624.822.534.8

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City-data.com crime index in Columbia City, OR

Crime rate in Columbia City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: English (15.2%), German (11.5%), American (9.5%), Irish (7.2%), European (4.2%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 2,723 people per square mile   (average).

Columbia City, Oregon map

54 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,959 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,565 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (20.5 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (26.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (849.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

St. Helens, OR (1.5 miles ),
Deer Island, OR (1.8 miles ),
Woodland, WA (1.9 miles ),
Warren, OR (2.3 miles ),
Ridgefield, WA (2.6 miles ),
La Center, WA (2.7 miles ),
Pine Grove, WA (2.7 miles),
Goble, OR (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.89 N, Longitude: 122.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Columbia City, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Columbia City, OR in 2017
Columbia City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +571 (+57.1%).
Most common industries in Columbia City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Paper (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Paper (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Columbia City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Columbia City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Columbia City, Oregon average temperatures Columbia City, Oregon average precipitation Columbia City, Oregon humidity Columbia City, Oregon wind speed Columbia City, Oregon snowfall Columbia City, Oregon sunshine Columbia City, Oregon clear and cloudy days

Columbia City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Columbia City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Columbia City center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 101.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 384.6 miles away from Columbia City center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 318.2 miles away from Columbia City center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 339.0 miles away from Columbia City center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Columbia City:

  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LA CENTER, WA)
  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SCAPPOOSE, OR)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)

Amtrak stations near Columbia City:

  • 18 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia City:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 19 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clark College (about 20 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 23 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 24 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 28 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Pacific University (about 30 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 32 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Columbia City: CZ Tracks 1, 2, and 3 (A), Caples House Museum (B), Columbia River Fire and Rescue Columbia City (C), Columbia City Public Works (D), Columbia City City Hall (E), Columbia City Municipal Court (F), Columbia City Community Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Columbia City include: Jim Bundy Memorial Park (1), Datis City Park (2), Harvard City Park (3), Ruth Rose Richardson Park (4), Pixie Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Knapp Social Center (Museums; 1915 1st Street).

Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia City and their reported violations in the past:

COLUMBIA CITY MUN WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,990, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Columbia City:

Marital status in Columbia City, OR
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Columbia City:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Columbia City, OR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26947
Other2,83511
Catholic1,3774
Mainline Protestant1,3429
None39,528-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Columbia County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Columbia County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

30.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Columbia County:

19.7%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Columbia City:

48.4%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbia City:

22.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Columbia City:

77.9%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbia City, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$11,030$44,1200$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,231$86,7720$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$5,519$66,2283$7,618
Financial Administration 0$0 3$7,087
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$634
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$23,780$57,0728$15,339

Columbia City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $29,000 ($14.28)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($4.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $296,000 ($145.74)
    Police Protection: $256,000 ($126.05)
    Sewerage: $221,000 ($108.81)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($37.91)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($28.56)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($23.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($11.82)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($10.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($8.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($6.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($2.95)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $87,000 ($42.84)
    Other - General - Other: $21,000 ($10.34)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000 ($2.46)
    Other - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($4.92)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($4.92)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($4.92)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($4.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $460,000 ($226.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($19.20)

Columbia City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $364,000 ($179.22)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($19.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.98)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($10.34)
    Rents: $17,000 ($8.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($3.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($3.45)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.46)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($233.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $131,000 ($64.50)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($21.17)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($9.85)
    Other: $17,000 ($8.37)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($7.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $210,000 ($103.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000 ($78.78)
    Other License: $17,000 ($8.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($7.88)

Columbia City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,122,000 ($1537.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000 ($1484.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,000 ($52.19)

Columbia City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $830,000 ($408.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($41.85)

8.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, OR  2.30% ($56,125 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  1.89% ($52,876)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.48% ($48,560)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, OR  1.05% ($51,396 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.76% ($42,239)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.58% ($44,849)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia City:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia City:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Columbia City:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

Columbia City fatal accident list:

Aug 7, 1994 01:15 PM, 92, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 551Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 787Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$195,183
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$318,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$197,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9705.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbia City, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbia City, OR - Value
Most common first names in Columbia City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1178.5 years
Thomas662.5 years
Frank582.6 years
Charles576.0 years
Arthur577.8 years
Robert576.6 years
Mary582.4 years
Richard483.5 years
Dorothy479.2 years
James485.7 years
Most common last names in Columbia City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith678.6 years
Jensen487.5 years
Anderson471.0 years
Knight374.3 years
Abram289.0 years
Hay281.0 years
Hayes285.0 years
Applegate287.5 years
Dreier279.0 years
Mcvey287.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbia City, OR
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbia City, OR
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood


Columbia City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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