Columbia, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 5,485. Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 2,667  (48.6%)
Females: 2,818  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06237.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,748 (it was $70,208 in 2000)
Columbia:

$86,748
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,744 (it was $29,446 in 2000)

Columbia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $266,792 (it was $162,100 in 2000)
Columbia:

$266,792
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $257,800; Detached houses: $271,845; Townhouses or other attached units: $207,810; In 2-unit structures: $150,587; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,438; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,841; Mobile homes: $28,184
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  • Races in Columbia, CT (2010)

    Columbia races chart
    • 5,20394.9%White alone
    • 1592.9%Hispanic
    • 450.8%Two or more races
    • 360.7%Asian alone
    • 350.6%Black alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Columbia: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.9%), English (16.5%), Italian (14.8%), French (13.6%), German (12.7%), Polish (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1804

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 21.4 square miles.

Population density: 257 people per square mile   (very low).

Columbia,CT real estate house value index trend

Columbia, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Columbia:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

293 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.5% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This town:

5.9%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Columbia, Connecticut as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbia to the number of sex offenders is 2,685 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Columbia town:  1.5% ($2,403)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Columbia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (13.0 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (75.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (101.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Willimantic, CT (2.1 miles ), Andover, CT (2.2 miles ), South Coventry, CT (2.2 miles ), Coventry Lake, CT (2.2 miles ), Windham, CT (2.3 miles ), Coventry, CT (2.4 miles ), South Windham, CT (2.4 miles ), Hebron, CT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $315,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 72.29 W

Area code: 860

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Private households (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Columbia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Columbia, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Columbia-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Columbia town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from Columbia center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from Columbia center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Columbia:

  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF WINDHAM, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIMANTIC, CT)
  • WINDHAM COMM MEM HOSP & HATCH HOSP Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; WILLIMANTIC, CT)
  • STAFF MATES HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HEBRON, CT)
  • VNA EAST INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • VISITING NRS AND COMM HEALTH OF (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)
  • ST JOSEPHS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)
  • NATCHAUG HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MANSFIELD CENTER, CT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 5 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • University of Connecticut (about 8 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Manchester Community College (about 15 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 17 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Goodwin College (about 19 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Capital Community College (about 21 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • Trinity College (about 21 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)

Public elementary/middle school in Columbia:

See full list of schools located in Columbia

Library in Columbia:

  • SAXTON B. LITTLE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $298,120; Location: 319 ROUTE 87; 42,467 books; 36 e-books; 2,231 audio materials; 2,719 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Columbia: Wells Woods (A), Hop River (B), Columbia Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Columbia Cemetery (1), Utley Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Palmer Pond (A), Brousseous Pond (B), Mono Pond (C), Columbia Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Macht Brook (A), Clarks Brook (B), Columbia Lake Brook (C), Dam Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hop River Motel (152 Route 66 East) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 84.7. This is about average.

City:

84.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.278. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.719. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.719
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.69. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.9%
37 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in college/university student housing in 2010
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Columbia (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Columbia Branch at 164 Middletown Road, branch established on 1991/08/27. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Connecticut average:

12.8

Columbia travel time to work - commute Columbia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Columbia town (based on Tolland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,50014
Mainline Protestant11,17838
Evangelical Protestant4,06927
Other1,3028
Orthodox1001
None92,542-
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: 20
Tolland County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Tolland County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Tolland County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tolland County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

15.8%

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hartford County, CT  3.06% ($49,038 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.56% ($39,210)
from New London County, CT  0.26% ($41,486)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Tolland County:

0.08%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hartford County, CT  2.89% ($42,466 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.58% ($35,518)
to New London County, CT  0.29% ($48,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WILI (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: THE NUTMEG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:

  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbia:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
Columbia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Columbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • $12,000Total costs
  • 35,650Total average daily traffic
  • 1,884Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,826Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • A P SHIFRIN INC, Po Box 132, Columbia, CT 06237
    Certificate: 03-0141 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/22/2004

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 118HR , Serial Number: 18268332, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Frank P Mazzarella, 28 Chesbro Bridge Rd, Columbia, CT 06237
  • Aircraft: BAKER DARYL BUSH SPORT 200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A3B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4625D , Serial Number: 21056, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Daryl Baker, 211a Pine St, Columbia, CT 06237
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5786Z , Serial Number: 24-1523, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Robert P Campagnone, 80 Johnson Rd, Columbia, CT 06237
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74820 , Serial Number: AA5B0368, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Brian W King, 9 Scalise Dr, Columbia, CT 06237
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7605A , Serial Number: 32502, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): John Naumec, Hop River Poultry Farm, Columbia, CT 06237

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

BIRCH HILLS CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ABBY WATER LLC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUN-20-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2013)
  • 53 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia that have no violations reported:

  • PERRY HILL ESTATES APARTMENTS INC. (Population served: 144, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEIGHTS (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Columbia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbia, CT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
Businesses in Columbia, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Hyundai1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
Ford1

Columbia compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Columbia on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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