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Demographics

People

Total Population5,456
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+2,777
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married63.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.1%
Median Earnings25+$56,106
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,018
Median Earnings With High School Degree$48,850

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,352
% Above Poverty Level97.1%
% Below Poverty Level2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,142
Median House Value$242,300

Ancestry

Irish26.2%
Italian15.1%
English13.5%
German12%
Polish10.6%
French Except Basque9.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.1%
West Indian9%
Jamaican9%
Canadian8.2%
Scottish2.6%
Russian2.5%
Swedish1.6%
Lithuanian1.4%
Hungarian1%
Dutch1%
Ukrainian0.9%
Portuguese0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Luxemburger0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Greek0.2%
Romanian0.2%
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Columbia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tolland County
Standard Zip Codes6237
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.7
Approximate Longitude-72.3

Columbia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationSTORRS
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 80 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationMIDDLETOWN 4 W (MERIDEN)
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 62 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches

Columbia Public Libraries

Saxton B. Little Free Library
319 ROUTE 87
Columbia, Connecticut
(860) 228-0350

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Columbia Public Schools

Horace W. Porter School
3 Schoolhouse Road Box 166
ZIP: 6237
Primary
Total Enrollment 453
Windham Early Childhood Center - Commerce Drive
10 Commerce Drive
ZIP: 6256
Primary
Total Enrollment 24
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