For population 25 years and over in Columbia:
For population 15 years and over in Columbia town:
25 residents are foreign born (3.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (99.8 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (173.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (299.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Colebrook, NH (2.5 miles ), Bloomfield, VT (2.6 miles ), Lemington, VT (2.9 miles) , Stratford, NH (3.1 miles ), Brunswick, VT (3.1 miles) , Stewartstown, NH (3.3 miles ), Canaan, VT (3.6 miles ), Maidstone, VT (3.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 71.50 W
Work and jobs in Columbia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Columbia, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 90.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from Columbia center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Columbia center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Coos County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Columbia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbia:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.99. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.3. This is better than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.61. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00282. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in religious group quarters
Columbia compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Columbia (based on Coos County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,306 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,686 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:
Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Columbia, NH
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $25,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,010
Total average daily truck traffic: 581
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 13,334