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Columbia Heights, MN (Minnesota) Houses and Residents

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

$183,385
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $146,313 - $229,049

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $187,181
Here:

$187,181
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,845
Here:

$198,845
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $279,513
Here:

$279,513
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,504
Here:

$137,504
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,678
Here:

$129,678
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $177,703
Here:

$177,703
State:

$67,892

Columbia Heights,MN index of house prices

Total population: 19,675 (Urban population: 18,512, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 8,542 (8,066 occupied: 5,258 owner occupied, 2,734 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

28%

Housing density: 2,476 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $217,384.

Median contract rent in 2017: $525 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $644)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,720


Median gross rent in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017: $567

Housing units in Columbia Heights with a mortgage: 3,446 (110 second mortgage, 314 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,830

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,313

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,623

Median monthly housing costs: $1,042


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Columbia Heights, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,273
  • In family households: 15,346 (2,075 male householders, 2,297 female householders)
    2,895 spouses, 5,909 children (5,759 natural, 35 adopted, 109 stepchildren), 368 grandchildren, 410 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 509 other relatives, 855 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,815 (1,758 male householders (1,315 living alone)), 2,031 female householders (1,814 living alone)), 1,023 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 136

Size of family households: 1,672 2-persons, 887 3-persons, 955 4-persons, 471 5-persons, 272 6-persons, 136 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,127 1-person, 556 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 19 5-persons.

2,458 married couples with children.
1,369 single-parent households (271 men, 1,098 women).

74.5% of residents of Columbia Heights speak English at home.
10.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
14.7% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,884 (19.2%)
(49.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 1,3302 bedrooms
  • 2,5023 bedrooms
  • 9804 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • 83no bedroom
  • 1,0731 bedroom
  • 8052 bedrooms
  • 5303 bedrooms
  • 1674 bedrooms
  • 1395+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 181no vehicle
  • 1,9221 vehicle
  • 2,1992 vehicles
  • 6183 vehicles
  • 1834 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • 691no vehicle
  • 1,0571 vehicle
  • 7492 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 4284 rooms
  • 1,2135 rooms
  • 1,1816 rooms
  • 8247 rooms
  • 5378 rooms
  • 7939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • 671 room
  • 1792 rooms
  • 6013 rooms
  • 8864 rooms
  • 3795 rooms
  • 2526 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 1388 rooms
  • 679+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Columbia Heights, MN
  • Columbia Heights, MN household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017
  • 248Less than $10,000
  • 708$10,000 to $19,999
  • 972$20,000 to $29,999
  • 789$30,000 to $39,999
  • 835$40,000 to $49,999
  • 922$50,000 to $59,999
  • 939$60,000 to $74,999
  • 908$75,000 to $99,999
  • 508$100,000 to $124,999
  • 448$125,000 to $149,999
  • 278$150,000 to $199,999
  • 128$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Columbia Heights, MN

  • Distribution of house value in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 55$80,000 to $89,999
  • 71$90,000 to $99,999
  • 347$100,000 to $124,999
  • 478$125,000 to $149,999
  • 669$150,000 to $174,999
  • 817$175,000 to $199,999
  • 709$200,000 to $249,999
  • 198$250,000 to $299,999
  • 227$300,000 to $399,999
  • 25$400,000 to $499,999
  • 31$500,000 to $749,999
  • 30$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Columbia Heights, MN

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Columbia Heights, MN in 2017
  • 23$100 to $149
  • 21$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 43$250 to $299
  • 39$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 45$400 to $449
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 160$550 to $599
  • 57$600 to $649
  • 305$650 to $699
  • 95$700 to $749
  • 183$750 to $799
  • 203$800 to $899
  • 322$900 to $999
  • 362$1,000 to $1,249
  • 427$1,250 to $1,499
  • 146$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11$2,000 to $2,499
  • 121No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 24.4%
Number of people working at home: 226 (2.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 191
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 761
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,030
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,809
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,102
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 850
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,948
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 343
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 272
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 371
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 256
  • 90 or more minutes: 241
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Columbia Heights

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,287 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 445 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 171 (4%)
  • Taxi: 41 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 41 (1%)
  • Walked: 112 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 226 (5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 25.6%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 11.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 1.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • 7052010 or later
  • 1,0122000 to 2009
  • 8841990 to 1999
  • 3771980 to 1989
  • 1301970 to 1979
  • 211Before 1970
Ancestries in Columbia Heights, MN

First ancestries reported:

  • Somali: 1,381 (14.5%)
  • German: 1,044 (10.9%)
  • Ethiopian: 477 (5.0%)
  • Norwegian: 447 (4.7%)
  • Polish: 321 (3.4%)
  • African: 272 (2.8%)
  • American: 267 (2.8%)
  • Swedish: 239 (2.5%)
  • Irish: 147 (1.5%)
  • Palestinian: 142 (1.5%)
  • European: 126 (1.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 80 (0.8%)
  • French: 76 (0.8%)
  • Russian: 76 (0.8%)
  • Italian: 71 (0.7%)
  • Egyptian: 69 (0.7%)
  • Scandinavian: 69 (0.7%)
  • English: 63 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 61 (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 56 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 54 (0.6%)
  • Sudanese: 48 (0.5%)
  • Nigerian: 46 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 34 (0.4%)
  • Czech: 32 (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 27 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 24 (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 21 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 19 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 17 (0.2%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 15 (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Liberian: 12 (0.1%)
  • Danish: 11 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 10 (0.1%)
  • Guyanese: 9 (0.09%)
  • Canadian: 7 (0.07%)
  • Kenyan: 7 (0.07%)
  • Serbian: 5 (0.05%)
  • Romanian: 5 (0.05%)
  • Welsh: 5 (0.05%)
  • British: 4 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 4 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 4 (0.04%)
  • Hungarian: 3 (0.03%)
  • Latvian: 3 (0.03%)
  • Ghanaian: 2 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Ethiopia
Columbia Heights:

15.6% (537)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Ecuador
Columbia Heights:

13.6% (466)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Somalia
Columbia Heights:

13.2% (453)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Columbia Heights:

12.1% (415)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

India
Columbia Heights:

3.8% (129)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Laos
Columbia Heights:

3.5% (121)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Yemen
Columbia Heights:

3.0% (102)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Malaysia
Columbia Heights:

3.0% (102)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Columbia Heights:

2.5% (86)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Columbia Heights:

2.4% (82)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Sudan
Columbia Heights:

2.2% (76)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Other Middle Africa
Columbia Heights:

2.1% (72)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
Columbia Heights:

2.0% (69)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Columbia Heights:

2.0% (67)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Columbia Heights:

1.9% (66)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Egypt
Columbia Heights:

1.7% (58)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Nigeria
Columbia Heights:

1.6% (56)
Minnesota:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,553
  • Other state: 3,915
  • Northeast: 221
  • Midwest: 2,413
  • South: 645
  • West: 610

82.8% of Columbia Heights residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91.4% lived in Minnesota.


Columbia Heights:

82.8%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 84
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 124
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 148
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 77
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,496
  • Less than 1 year of college: 368
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 948
  • Associate degree: 723
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,006
  • Master's degree: 333
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 60
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 144
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 51
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 180
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 79
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 231
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,135
  • Less than 1 year of college: 537
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,080
  • Associate degree: 632
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,032
  • Master's degree: 618
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 60
Educational Attainment for Females
Columbia Heights marital status for males
Columbia Heights marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,361
  • One, attached: 964
  • Two: 226
  • 3 or 4: 99
  • 5 to 9: 180
  • 10 to 19: 432
  • 20 to 49: 396
  • 50 or more: 750
  • Mobile homes: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $155,746

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Columbia Heights
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

7.9%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.5%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 172
Here:

17.0%
Minnesota:

22.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability