Columbia Heights, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 20,254 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 9,990  (49.3%)
Females: 10,264  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55421.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,602 (it was $40,562 in 2000)
Columbia Heights:

$55,602
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,215 (it was $21,368 in 2000)

Columbia Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,385 (it was $102,900 in 2000)
Columbia Heights:

$183,385
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $184,902; detached houses: $187,181; townhouses or other attached units: $198,845; in 2-unit structures: $279,513; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,504; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,678; mobile homes: $177,703

Median gross rent in 2017: $972.

March 2019 cost of living index in Columbia Heights: 112.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.1% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 9.1% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Columbia Heights, MN (2017)
    • 11,75758.0%White alone
    • 4,42621.8%Black alone
    • 2,35511.6%Hispanic
    • 1,2396.1%Asian alone
    • 7943.9%Two or more races
    • 3111.5%American Indian alone
    • 920.5%Other race alone
    • 340.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Columbia Heights, Minnesota as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Columbia Heights is 19,960 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Columbia Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(10.9)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(59.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(10.1)
5
(25.4)
11
(55.7)
13
(65.8)
11
(52.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
53
(288.5)
45
(246.8)
47
(262.7)
37
(206.8)
23
(126.5)
20
(101.8)
18
(91.1)
13
(65.9)
14
(71.0)
16
(81.0)
19
(96.2)
18
(85.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(266.7)
54
(296.2)
40
(223.5)
32
(178.8)
30
(165.1)
38
(193.4)
38
(192.3)
24
(121.7)
12
(60.9)
15
(75.9)
18
(91.1)
28
(132.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
247
(1,344)
229
(1,256)
235
(1,313)
158
(883.0)
165
(907.8)
128
(651.5)
132
(668.1)
100
(507.2)
108
(547.8)
65
(329.0)
77
(389.7)
63
(298.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
723
(3,935)
679
(3,724)
762
(4,258)
646
(3,610)
515
(2,833)
456
(2,321)
438
(2,217)
358
(1,816)
386
(1,958)
324
(1,640)
383
(1,938)
363
(1,719)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
112
(609.6)
70
(384.0)
80
(447.1)
86
(480.6)
45
(247.6)
28
(142.5)
25
(126.5)
27
(137.0)
28
(142.0)
37
(187.3)
44
(222.7)
78
(369.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(27.2)
14
(76.8)
7
(39.1)
10
(55.9)
4
(22.0)
4
(20.4)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
4
(20.3)
3
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)509.9460.2470.7414.0316.1263.9255.9171.3181.8197.8232.5212.9

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City-data.com crime index in Columbia Heights, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Columbia Heights, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (11.9%), Somali (9.1%), Norwegian (5.3%), Polish (3.7%), American (3.0%), Ethiopian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/14/1898

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 5,871 people per square mile   (average).

Columbia Heights, Minnesota map

3,432 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America, 5.4% Africa, 2.4% Asia).

This city:

16.9%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,062 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,971 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Minneapolis, MN (5.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (356.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hilltop, MN (0.5 miles ),
St. Anthony, MN (1.4 miles ),
New Brighton, MN (1.5 miles ),
Fridley, MN (1.6 miles ),
Brooklyn Center, MN (1.9 miles ),
Arden Hills, MN (2.0 miles ),
Mounds View, MN (2.1 miles ),
Lauderdale, MN (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.05 N, Longitude: 93.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,810 (-28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,010 (9.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017
Columbia Heights satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2006: 125 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Columbia Heights, MN residents
Average permit cost in Columbia Heights, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Columbia Heights, MN
Historical housing units in Columbia Heights, MN
Most common industries in Columbia Heights, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Columbia Heights, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in Columbia Heights, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Columbia Heights, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.870. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.870
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.14
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00228
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Columbia Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Columbia Heights city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbia Heights-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Columbia Heights center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 308.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 182.8 miles away from Columbia Heights center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from Columbia Heights center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 322.5 miles away from Columbia Heights center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anoka County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Columbia Heights:

  • CREST VIEW LUTHERAN HOME (4444 RESERVOIR BOULEVARD NORTHEAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Columbia Heights:

  • ALL HOMECARING (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • EAST RIVER ROAD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FRIDLEY, MN)
  • BYWOOD EAST HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • BENEDICTINE HEALTH CENTER INNSBRUCK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BRIGHTON, MN)
  • INNSBRUCK HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BRIGHTON, MN)
  • CAMDEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • CAMDEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Amtrak station near Columbia Heights:

  • 7 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . 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 car rental service, taxi stand.

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

  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 4 miles; Saint Paul, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,680)
  • Bethel University (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Walden University (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)
  • Capella University (about 6 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Augsburg College (about 6 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)

Public high school in Columbia Heights:

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbia Heights:

  • GLOBAL ACADEMY (Location: 4065 CENTRAL AVE NE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • PRODEO ACADEMY (Location: 1555 40TH AVENUE NE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • COLUMBIA ACADEMY (Location: 900 49TH AVE NE, Grades: 6-8)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY (Location: 1500 49TH AVE NE, Grades: KG-5)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 800 49TH AVE NE, Grades: KG-5)
  • ACHIEVE (Location: 900 49TH AVE NE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Columbia Heights:

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Library in Columbia Heights:

  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $717,671; Location: 820 40TH AVENUE NE; 66,742 books; 15,187 e-books; 3,224 audio materials; 2,390 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • NEI College is now closed and a vacant building.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Columbia Heights: Central Valu Center (A), Columbia Heights Fire Department (B), Columbia Heights City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Apache Plaza Shopping Center (1), Central Plaza Shopping Center (2), Columbia Heights Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbia Heights include: Shiloh Bethany Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Timothys Lutheran Church (B), Saint Matthew Lutheran Church (C), Oak Hill Baptist Church (D), Christ Life Evangelical Church (E), Immaculate Conception Church (F), Greater Life Tabernacle (G), Grace and Truth Chapel (H), First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Sullivan Lake (A), Labelle Pond (B), Highland Lake (C), Hart Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Columbia Heights include: Hilltop Park (1), Huset Park (2), La Belle Park (3), Mathaire Park (4), McKenna Park (5), Ostrander Park (6), Prestemon Park (7), Silver Lake Park (8), Keyes Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: James D. La Belle - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Pat Proft - Comedy writer.

Anoka 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 Heights that have no violations reported:

  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS (Address: 590 40th Avenue NE , Population served: 18,520, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


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
162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Columbia Heights in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Columbia Heights (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Columbia Heights Branch at 5250 Central Avenue, N.E., branch established on 1937/10/18. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Northeast Bank: Columbia Heights Branch at 3989 Central Avenue, N.E., branch established on 1978/05/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $271.3 mil, headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Securities Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Columbia Heights:

Marital status in Columbia Heights, MN
  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Columbia Heights:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Columbia Heights
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Columbia Heights, MN (based on Anoka County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,53512
Evangelical Protestant49,709109
Mainline Protestant36,54933
Other2,17912
Orthodox1953
None166,677-
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: 32
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Anoka County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 125
Anoka County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Anoka County:

6.8%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Anoka County:

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Columbia Heights:

11.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Columbia Heights:

54.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbia Heights, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$188,145$83,6200$0
Streets and Highways 12$60,085$60,0851$897
Financial Administration 12$65,368$65,3681$1,015
Other and Unallocable 11$69,482$75,79940$42,819
Parks and Recreation 9$48,594$64,7925$4,044
Other Government Administration 9$35,459$47,2791$1,468
Firefighters 8$54,197$81,29616$15,862
Police - Other 6$25,682$51,3642$4,670
Sewerage 5$28,021$67,2501$731
Local Libraries 5$29,830$71,59215$13,028
Water Supply 4$30,946$92,8381$391
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$19,191$76,7640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,389$52,6681$253
Fire - Other 0$0 2$6,141
Totals for Government 112$659,389$70,64986$91,319

Columbia Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2015 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,360,000 ($116.52)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $9,083,000 ($448.45)
    Police Protection: $4,063,000 ($200.60)
    Water Utilities: $2,506,000 ($123.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,363,000 ($116.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,754,000 ($86.60)
    Sewerage: $1,732,000 ($85.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,536,000 ($75.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,483,000 ($73.22)
    Financial Administration: $890,000 ($43.94)
    Libraries: $750,000 ($37.03)
    Central Staff Services: $721,000 ($35.60)
    Regular Highways: $490,000 ($24.19)
    General - Other: $446,000 ($22.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $193,000 ($9.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $151,000 ($7.46)
    General Public Buildings: $145,000 ($7.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,444,000 ($71.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $454,000 ($22.42)
    Sewerage: $378,000 ($18.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $301,000 ($14.86)
    Police Protection: $236,000 ($11.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $192,000 ($9.48)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($5.43)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($2.02)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($0.74)
    Liquor Stores: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,736,000 ($381.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($2.02)

Columbia Heights government finances - Revenue in 2015 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,146,000 ($105.95)
    Sewerage: $1,927,000 ($95.14)
    Other: $1,264,000 ($62.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,171,000 ($57.82)
    Regular Highways: $169,000 ($8.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($8.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $278,000 ($13.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $204,000 ($10.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $624,000 ($30.81)
    Special Assessments: $599,000 ($29.57)
    Rents: $563,000 ($27.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($1.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($1.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $10,459,000 ($516.39)
    Water Utilities: $3,299,000 ($162.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,093,000 ($152.71)
    General Local Government Support: $2,117,000 ($104.52)
    Other: $280,000 ($13.82)
  • Tax - Property: $11,253,000 ($555.59)
    Other License: $221,000 ($10.91)
    Public Utility License: $206,000 ($10.17)

Columbia Heights government finances - Debt in 2015 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,324,000 ($1200.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,006,000 ($1135.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $19,460,000 ($960.80)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,705,000 ($923.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,318,000 ($65.07)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $755,000 ($37.28)

Columbia Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2015 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,965,000 ($541.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,224,000 ($603.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,207,000 ($1047.05)

7.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,124 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.16%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.62% ($46,771 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.41% ($52,333)
from Washington County, MN  0.36% ($59,176)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.31% ($51,823 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.19% ($51,292)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.39% ($61,166)
Businesses in Columbia Heights, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Jimmy John's1Slumberland1

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia Heights:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KLBB (1400 AM; 1 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia Heights:

  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Columbia Heights:

  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Columbia Heights: James Dennis La Belle.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Columbia Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.9mTotal length
  • $826,000,000Total costs
  • 19,769Total average daily traffic
  • 1,572Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,830Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • David Ayers, 3920 California Street Ne - Northtown Mw (Lat: 45.039917 Lon: -93.269444), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 27003 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., David.Ayers@bnsf.Com, , Lenex-a, Phone: (913) 577-8962
  • David Ayers, 3920 California Street Ne - Northtown Mw (Lat: 45.039917 Lon: -93.269444), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 27003 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., David.Ayers@bnsf.Com, , Lenex-a, Phone: (913) 577-8962
  • Miles Francis, 3920 California Street Ne - Northtown Mw (Lat: 45.039917 Lon: -93.269444), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 27003 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., Miles.Francis@bnsf.Com, , Kansa-s City, Phone: (913) 551-4639

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Columbia Heights, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • FILTER PLANT, 4500 Reservoir Blvd (Lat: 45.052167 Lon: -93.234667), Structure height: 35.4 m, Overall height: 32.6 m, Call Sign: WPNJ905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.518 MHz, 952.518 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2018, Expiration Date: 03/27/2028, Registrant: City Of, Water Works Minneapolis, 4150 Marshall St Ne, Minneapolis, MN 55421, Phone: (612) 661-4972, Fax: (612) 661-4997, Email:
  • Stinson, 4633 Ivanhoe Place (Lat: 45.053278 Lon: -93.227222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPZV739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.62 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2013, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: John Tonding, Registrant: Anoka County, 325 E Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303, Phone: (763) 324-4756, Fax: (763) 755-2035, Email:
  • MN-MSP0153C, 3989 Central Avenue Ne (Lat: 45.040583 Lon: -93.246806), Type: Building, Structure height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WQLZ951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MN-MSP0125A, 4700 Stinson Boulevard (Lat: 45.053472 Lon: -93.227722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.7 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WQLZ995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2010, Expiration Date: 06/09/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Lat: 45.041111 Lon: -93.257306, Call Sign: WQOI420,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2011, Expiration Date: 10/05/2021, Certifier: Kevin Hansen, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • MONOPOLE, 4500 Reservoir Blvd (Lat: 45.051889 Lon: -93.234944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQSJ479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Rodney Olson, Registrant: Pcs Technologies, Inc, 30 West Water Street, St Paul, MN 55107, Phone: (651) 222-5881, Fax: (651) 228-2645, Email:
  • Northtown, 3920 California Street Ne - Northtown Mw (Lat: 45.039917 Lon: -93.269444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KTT53,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 10705.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/22/2021, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CAVIEZEL KM TETROON CLUSTER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2CT , Serial Number: 21001, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Don L Piccard, 3700 Huset Pkwy Ne Apt 406, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Aircraft: PICCARD DONALD L HAIM (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 34US , Serial Number: HAIM 1, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Piccard, 3700 Huset Pkwy Apt 406, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 415WM , Serial Number: 1005, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Swan Aviation LLC, 674 39th Ave Ne, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Aircraft: PICCARD AX-5 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 5W , Serial Number: 18, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Wilma J Piccard, 3700 Huset Pkwy Apt 406, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Aircraft: PICCARD AX-6 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 8US , Serial Number: 793, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Piccard, 3700 Huset Pkwy Apt 406, Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED166$136,887114$125,618292$140,17914$62,5512$730,00037$116,3703$54,607
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$125,30411$116,85334$163,4721$45,0000$01$138,0001$14,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$136,00821$83,492143$153,07318$42,3375$574,40013$107,2053$33,813
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$144,51110$126,17077$151,1339$43,5220$04$95,8630$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$124,8032$101,00048$133,3570$00$01$64,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0513.02 , 0513.04, 0513.05, 0514.00, 0515.01, 0515.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$135,7146$180,6671$83,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$126,5184$183,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$85,4573$156,8701$83,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$181,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$123,3100$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0513.02 , 0513.04, 0513.05, 0514.00, 0515.01, 0515.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbia Heights, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Columbia Heights, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 54. The highest number of fire incidents - 81 took place in 2013, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Columbia Heights, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (69.0%), and Outside Fires (17.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Columbia Heights, MN
    • 63069.0%Structure Fires
    • 15817.3%Outside Fires
    • 11212.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 131.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbia Heights, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbia Heights, MN
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbia Heights, MN
  • 71.8%Utility gas
  • 21.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke


Columbia Heights compared to Minnesota state average:

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

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