Columbus, North Dakota

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Columbus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 171 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 524 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Burke
Standard Zip Codes 58727
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.904
Longitude -102.78

Columbus Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CROSBY
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 29 to 55 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches
Station TIOGA 1 E
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 30 to 55 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
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Columbus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 151 100%
Male 76 50.3%
Female 75 49.7%
Under 18 16 10.6%
18+ 135 89.4%
65+ 53 35.1%
Median Age 57.4
Average Family Size 2.49
White 149 98.7%
African-American 1 0.7%
Asian 1 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Columbus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 133
Growth -18
Growth % -11.9%

Columbus Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 72%
German 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Irish 3.8%
Dutch 3.8%
Belgian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Polish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbus 151 $26,667
Crosby 1,089 $39,643
Lignite 174 $33,750
Noonan 154 $46,250
Portal 131 $48,929
Powers Lake 309 $36,389
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