Columbia Heights, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Columbia Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Columbia Heights had a population of 20,841 as of July 1, 2016. Columbia Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Columbia Heights is located at latitude 45.0491 and longitude -93.2467 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbia Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of Columbia Heights (GNIS ID: 2393607) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Columbia Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Columbia Heights: City of Columbia Heights.


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Columbia Heights, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,841
Population in Households 20,672
Population in Familes 15,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density1 6,111
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,421
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,785
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,542 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,879 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $166,037
Average Home Value $175,627
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,093
Average Household Income $65,054
Per Capita Income $26,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 1.02%
Households 0.97% 1.02%
Families 0.78% 0.9%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Columbia Heights, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbia Heights to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 94th
Population Density1 # 4 100th
Diversity Index2 # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 476 48th
Per Capita Income # 540 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.