Columbia Heights, MN Profile: Facts & Data

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Columbia Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Columbia Heights had a population of 20,473 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Columbia Heights, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,473
Population in Households 20,306
Population in Familes 14,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density2 6,003
Diversity Index3 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,929
Average Household Income $67,328
Per Capita Income $27,195

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,468 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,752 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $181,105
Average Home Value $193,224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,220
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,625
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.66%
Households 0.44% 0.63%
Families 0.18% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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, 2018 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 # 57 94th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 556 39th
Per Capita Income # 617 32nd

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