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Columbia Heights is a city in Anoka County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of Columbia Heights is 45.040N. The longitude is -93.262W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 922 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbia Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anoka County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55421 ZIP code.
24% of Columbia Heights residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbia Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbia Heights was $21,368, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Columbia Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Columbia Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Libraries in Columbia Heights include Columbia Heights Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Columbia Heights include Columbia Heights-Fridley Sun Focus
Anoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia Heights political report.
The average commute time for Columbia Heights workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Columbia Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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