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People

Total Population 19,632
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 9,789
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 38.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $31,020
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,271
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,445

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,915
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 8.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $910
Median House Value $153,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 9.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbia Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Anoka
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55421
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.04
Longitude -93.262

Columbia Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station MAPLE PLAIN
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fridley 27,592 $65,233
Hilltop 847 $24,500
Lauderdale 2,468 $55,179

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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820 40TH AVENUE NE
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
(763) 706-3690
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Columbia Heights High Schools

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COLUMBIA HEIGHTS SR.
1400 49TH AVE. N.E.
763-528-4605
Serves 921 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

N.E.METRO ALC WEST CAMPUS
3989 CENTRAL AVE. N.E.
651-415-5363
A Non-traditional School
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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