Statewide Claims to Fame

Columbia Heights is 2nd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Columbia Heights is 4th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Columbia Heights is 6th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Foreign born residents

Columbia Heights is 8th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Columbia Heights is 10th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Columbia Heights is 16th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Columbia Heights is 17th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 19,667 58th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.4 132nd 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,717.3 2nd 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.4% 46th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.9% 87th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.5% 41st 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.4% 134th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.6% 112th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 69.7% 138th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.5% 8th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 16th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.8% 37th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 17th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.3% 4th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.9% 10th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.9% 137th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.5% 58th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 18.1% 6th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 8,584 52nd 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 27.7% 41st 21.6% 25.9%
Households 7,648 57th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.1% 84th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $176,500 93rd $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 59th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $25,847 95th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $51,967 97th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.6% 39th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Columbia Heights Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,362 72nd 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $81,523 102nd $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,509 126th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,304 77th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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