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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.


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Median household income
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$40,562
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Columbia Heights demographic reports
Columbia Heights is on the Mississippi River
Colleges and universities: NEI College of Technology
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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18% of Columbia Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Columbia Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.


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Libraries in Columbia Heights include Columbia Heights Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Columbia Heights include Columbia Heights-Fridley Sun Focus

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Anoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia Heights political report.

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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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