For population 25 years and over in Columbus:
For population 15 years and over in Columbus town:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,208 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (36.0 miles , pop. 89,847).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (463.2 miles , pop. 554,636).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (850.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Absarokee, MT (3.5 miles ), Reed Point, MT (3.9 miles) , Boyd, MT (3.9 miles) , North Stillwater, MT (3.9 miles) , Park City, MT (4.0 miles ), Joliet, MT (4.2 miles ), Roberts, MT (4.2 miles) , Silesia, MT (4.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.64 N, Longitude: 109.25 W
Area code: 406
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Columbus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+9.0%).
Work and jobs in Columbus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Columbus, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Columbus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2000 at 04:20:06, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from Columbus center
On 3/25/2008 at 11:59:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.2 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1992 at 07:03:31, a magnitude 4.2 (3.7 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/2007 at 06:27:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Columbus center
On 11/6/1997 at 21:00:14, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, 3.7 MD, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: 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 Stillwater County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Donald J. Ruhl - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Laurel Winter - Writer.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Columbus: Donald Jack Ruhl.
Hospitals/medical centers in Columbus:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus:
Public high school in Columbus:
See full list of schools located in Columbus, map of school districts: COLUMBUS ELEMENTARY, COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
Public elementary/middle schools in Columbus:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 47 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.84. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbus and their reported violations in the past:COLUMBUS TOWN OF (Population served: 1900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EAGLE MOUNTAIN RURAL PWS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.9%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 65.2% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
66 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
Columbus compared to Montana state average:
Banks with branches in Columbus (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Columbus town (based on Stillwater County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
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Columbus government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
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Columbus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
9.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,386 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,902 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:
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Columbus fatal accident list:
Dec 8, 1980 04:32 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbus)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Columbus, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbus)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Columbus)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbus, MT
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.